Wade Frugé

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Wade Frugé
Born (1916-08-27)August 27, 1916
Origin Louisiana
Died June 23, 1992(1992-06-23) (aged 75)
Genres Cajun
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Fiddle
Labels Arhoolie Records

Wade Frugé (August 27, 1916 – June 23, 1992) was a Cajun fiddle player in southwest Louisiana. He raised sheep and farmed.[1] He learned to play from contemporaries of his time. His only album was recorded in 1988 with various tunes recorded in 1979, 1983, and 1989 at the home of Marc Savoy.[2] He married Evelyn Courville in 1942 and adopted a child.


  • "Wade Frugé – Old-Style Cajun Music CD" (LP 5044), 1998.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Savoy, Ann Allen. "Cajun Music: A Reflection Of A People. Volume 1." Bluebird Press, 1984.
  2. ^ "Overview – Old-Style Cajun Music" music.barnesandnoble.com