About Violet Hensley

Violet Hensley
Violet Hensley is one last of a breed of original Old Time Ozark fiddlers. Known as the “Whittling Fiddler,” the “Stradivarius of the Ozarks,” or more simply, the “Fiddle Maker,” Violet has been a fiddle maker and musician most of her life and was designated as the 2004 Arkansas Living Treasure by the Arkansas Arts Council.
October 21, 1916

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