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Ahaz Augustus Gray (September 7, 1881 – June 21, 1939), known as A. A. Gray, was an American old-time fiddler.

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Ahaz Augustus Gray was born on September 7, 1881 in Carroll County, Georgia. Although his parents, Matt and Eliza Gray, were not musicians, Ahaz, as he was known to his friends, had an older brother who played the fiddle, and it was he who taught the younger brother the rudiments of the instrument. In 1934, Ahaz described his musical instruction to Willard Neal of the "Journal"'s Sunday Magazine: "I guess I'm different from most of the fiddlers. Nearly all the others learned to play naturally, but I had to be taught.

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