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Remembering Tap Dancer Pat Rooney (1880-1962)

A tribute, profile and fan site for vaudeville era tap dancer Pat Rooney, Sr.. Rooney is most well known for his soft shoe tap dancing, and for making the Waltz Clog, time step, the Shuffle off to Buffalo, and the Falling Off the Log tap steps popular. See also other Tributes to Tap Dancers, more New York Tap Dancers and Tap Dancing in New York.

NAME: Pat Rooney, Sr.
DATE OF BIRTH: July 4, 1880
PLACE OF BIRTH: New York City, New York, United States
DATE OF DEATH: Septemer 9, 1962
PLACE OF DEATH: New York City, New York, United States
WIVES: Janet Reade, Carmen Schaffer, Patricia Rooney
SON WITH PATRICIA ROONEY: Pat Rooney, Jr. (1909-1979)

Profiles of Pat Rooney
- Performing Arts Database "Pat Rooney" Biography

Videos Featuring Pat Rooney
1935: Pat Rooney Sr. and Jr. "Daughters of Mary O'Grady"



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