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Man once called "The Greatest Fiddle Player in Bluegrass Music" has died

A man once called "The Greatest Fiddle Player in Bluegrass Music" is dead.

Letcher County native Kenny Baker died Friday in Tennessee after complications from a stroke.

Baker spent many years performing with bluegrass legend Bill Monroe.

He was a world war two veteran and performed at the White House and the Grand Ole Opry.

Baker's funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon at two at the Burdine Freewill Baptist Church in Letcher County.

Kenny Baker was 85 years old.


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