Bob Holt (fiddler)

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Bob Holt was an American fiddler, playing old-time and for square dances. He was known for his lightning-fast, energetic style of playing. He was born on November 25, 1930 in Ava, Douglas County, Missouri. He died March 19, 2004 in Ava.

In 1999 he received a $10,000 National Heritage Award from the National Endowment for the Arts for his music [1].


  • Rabbit in the Pea Patch (cassette tape)
  • The Way I Heard It (cassette tape)
  • Got a Little Home to Go To[2] [3] Rounder, 1998 CD 0432

He appears on:

  • Jump Fingers, a tape by the Childgrove Country Dancers.
  • Face the Creek, a CD produced by the Childgrove Country Dancers.
  • Traditional Fiddle Music of the Ozarks: Volume I: Along the Eastern Crescent, Rounder, 1999 (CDROUN0435 / 018964443528)
  • North American Traditions: The Art of Traditional Fiddle [4] Rounder, 1999

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