Clyde Davenport

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Clyde Davenport
Born (1921-10-21) October 21, 1921 (age 96)
Mt. Pisgah, Kentucky[1]
Origin Monticello, Kentucky, United States
Genres Old-time
Occupation(s) Instrumentalist
Instruments Fiddle, banjo

Clyde Davenport (born October 21, 1921) is an old-time fiddler and banjo player from Monticello, Kentucky.[2][3]

Davenport is a recipient of a 1992 National Heritage Fellowship awarded by the National Endowment for the Arts, which is the United States government's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts.[4]


  1. ^ Govenar, Alan (2001). "Clyde Davenport: Anglo-American Appalachian Fiddler". Masters of Traditional Arts: A Biographical Dictionary. vol. 1 (A-J). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio. pp. 152–154. ISBN 1576072401. OCLC 47644303.
  2. ^ Jeff Titon (November 1991). "Clyde Davenport". Brown University. Retrieved March 11, 2010.
  3. ^ Jeff Titon (June 5, 2008). "Notes: Clyde Davenport". Field Recorders' Collective. Archived from the original on May 12, 2008. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  4. ^ "NEA National Heritage Fellowships 1992". National Endowment for the Arts. Retrieved 23 November 2017.

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