Wayne Toups

Wayne Toups

Name Wayne Toups
Profession Folk Singer
Date of Birth 1958-10-02
Place of Birth Louisiana
Death Date
Birth Sign Libra

About Wayne Toups

Acclaimed folk, zydeco, and Americana singer and songwriter of Cajun descent. His hit song, “Late in Life,” received the Cajun French Music Association’s 1991 Song of the Year honor.

Early Life of Wayne Toups

He began playing the accordion at the age of thirteen.


He sang in both French and English and created a music genre called Zydecajun that mixed numerous musical styles.

Family Life

He was born in Crowley, Louisiana to Cajun parents who worked as rice farmers.

Associated With

He and D’Jalma Garnier both became famous for their Cajun-influenced music.

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