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Latour, Raymond

Zydeco Musician

Raymond LaTour is both culturally and linguistically Creole and African-American. He and his wife, Lillie, now live in Sulphur, Louisiana. Ray is a retired carpenter who currently performs with the band "Sulfur Playboys." The group performs locally, as well as throughout the states of Louisiana and Texas. They have participated in the 1984 Worlds Fair in New Orleans, Louisiana and received an award at the event.

 

Updated Febuary 13,2017 by Natchitoches-NSU Louisiana Folklife Center Staff