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Accordion Maker Marc Savoy (1982)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Eunice, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1982-03-05

Duration: 00:07:35

Subjects: Savoy, Marc | Savoy, Ann Allen, 1952- | Music | Cajun music | Accordion


  • George, Beth Host
  • Savoy, Marc Interviewee


This segment from the March 5, 1982, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an interview with accordion maker Marc Savoy at his shop, the Savoy Music Center, in Eunice, Louisiana. He discusses his lifelong interest in traditional Cajun music and his process for making accordions. This segment also includes footage of Savoy playing music with his wife, Ann, on their front porch. Host: Beth George