Cajun fiddler and one of the pioneers of Cajun music. He played with Dennis McGee, Amédé Ardoin, Leo Soileau and Wade Frugé, among others.
Before his death, Courville ran a furniture store in Eunice, Louisiana. Every Saturday morning he played fiddle on a radio program "Mamou Hour" (in Mamou, Louisiana). His father, Eraste Courville, was a fiddler as well.
Born: 15 November 1905 in Chataignier, Louisiana
Died: 3 January 1988