Fiddling Legend Bob Douglas Dies

Renowned Chattanooga-area fiddler Bob Douglas died Wednesday (May 2) at 101 years of age. He had been slated to receive a Governor’s Award in the Arts at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on May 15 in a newly created Folklife Heritage category. He died at a hospital in Dayton, Tenn., of pneumonia contracted only a few days earlier.