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February 26: Today in Dance

Born Today: Bunny Briggs

Legendary tap dancer Bunny Briggs (1922–2014) was inspired to dance early on after seeing legendary tap dancer Bill “Bojangles” Robinson (1878–1949) perform live. Like many of his peers, Briggs learned to dance by watching and mimicking other tap dancers as he developed his own style. He began performing at the age of five, later joining Big Band groups in the 1940s and appearing on TV…

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