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Today in Dance

October 20: Today in Dance

Born Today: Fayard Nicholas

One half of the incomparable tap dancing act, The Nicholas Brothers, Fayard Nicholas (1914–2006), is the older of the two. They grew up in a performing family — their parents played in a vaudeville orchestra and the two tappers rose from the Cotton Club to perform on Broadway in the Ziegfeld Follies. They appeared in a number of films in the 1940s and you must watch their dance on the…

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