Angélas LeJeune

Angélas LeJeune

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b. c. 1890, Louisiana, USA, d. USA. Active in the 20s, Cajun musician LeJeune played accordion with considerable skill. His virtuoso technique brought him first prize in Louisiana's first statewide accordion contest, which was sponsored by the Opelousas Herald in 1929. The newspaper reported that LeJeune was accompanied by fiddlers Dennis McGee and Ernest Frugé. The prize was $50 and LeJeune's playing attracted the attention of a representative of OKeh Records and the day after... Read more

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