MENU

Louisiana Hayride voice Frank Page dies at age 87

January 12, 2013 • Entertainment


FILE –In this Oct. 16, 2004 file photo, Frank Page, longtime announcer at the Louisiana Hayride, speaks about the first night Elvis Presley played at the Hayride, in Shreveport, La. Page, who introduced a then-unknown Elvis Presley to worldwide audiences through his work with the Louisiana Hayride, the state’s version of the heralded Grand Ole Opry, has died. Veteran radio broadcaster Frank Page died late Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, after succumbing to a severe respiratory infection while hospitalized at WK Pierremont Health Center in Shreveport. He was 87. (AP Photo/The Shreveport Times, Robert Ruiz)

The man who helped introduce Elvis Presley to worldwide audiences through the Louisiana Hayride — the state’s version of the heralded Grand Ole Opry country radio show — has died. He was 87.

Veteran radio broadcaster Frank Page died late Wednesday after suffering a severe respiratory infection while hospitalized at WK Pierremont Health Center in Shreveport.

Page retired from Login to read more

Related Posts

Comments are closed.

« »