|James Robert Boggio|
December 11, 1939|
|Died||November 6, 1996
|Instruments||Accordion, Piano, Organ, Trumpet|
James Robert Boggio (December 11, 1939–November 6, 1996) was an American accordionist. He died of heart failure in Cotati, California, aged 56. A statue of him stands in La Plaza Park, near the center of Cotati.
Boggio's professional music career began with Frankie Yankovic. He studied music at San Francisco State University. From 1991 to 1996, he organized the Cotati Accordion Festival. He had a Zydeco/swamp boogie band called The Sonoma Swampdogs and owned a music store: Cotati Accordions.
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