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Marc and Ann Savoy have become Cajun music's premier chroniclers and spokespersons. Marc, born in 1940 near Eunice, Louisiana, was a major force in the revival and preservation of the button accordion and the second person in Louisiana to build diatonic "Cajun style" accordions; his Savoy Music Center in Eunice is a center for jam sessions and mini-festivals. His wife Ann Allen Savoy is a native of Richmond, Virginia. In addition to singing and performing on guitar with Marc, she is the foremost historian of the music, and her book Cajun Music: A Reflection of a People is considered the definitive study.

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