|Birth name||Anthony Thibodeaux|
|Also known as||Tony Thibodeaux|
|Born||2 June 1938|
|Died||30 September 2010(aged 72)|
|Associated acts||The Lafayette Playboys
Tony Thibodeaux and the Cajun Five
Mr. Thibodeaux was a lifelong resident of Lafayette, Louisiana. He is best known as a musician, but also had a career as an insurance salesman with Evangeline, Security and Melancon Life Insurance. Mr. Thibodeaux also served in the U.S. Army National Guard. Thibodeaux started to play the violin at a young age, borrowing his brother Leon's. In 1955, Thibodeaux joined the Lafayette Playboys and continued playing with them for over thirteen years, he also made multiple appearances on KLFY with the group. By the 1960's, Tony's musical abilities became well-known and became more in demand he would often book gigs with noted accordion players and play the fiddle alongside them. His music career spanned over the course of fifty years.
- "Musician Antoine "Tony" Thibodeaux Dies at 72". Retrieved 2010-10-02.
- Yule 2009, p. 314.
- Yule 2009, p. 315.
- "Obituary for Antoine "Tony" Thibodeaux at Melancon Funeral Home ~ Locally & Family Owned". www.melanconfuneralhome.net. Retrieved 2015-09-23.
- "CFMA – The Cajun French Music Association – Dedicated To Promote & Preserve Cajun Music and Culture". Retrieved 2010-09-30.