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Huel Perkins [Part 2 of 3]

Oral History



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Department of State

Date Issued: 2004-09-20

Duration: 00:30:10

Subjects: Perkins, Huel Davis, 1924-2013 | Oral history


  • Perkins, Huel Interviewee
  • Matassa, Pamela Interviewer
  • Jackson, Sailor Jr. Photographer


Oral history with Dr. Huel Davis Perkins (27 December 1924-15 April 2013) conducted on 20 September 2004. In this interview, Dr. Perkins discusses his days in high school, his time as a musician in the Navy during the Second World War and the important role music played in his life. Part 2 of 3.