Barney Fagan  (1850-1937)
Last updated: 31.08.21
According to the Internet source given below, Barney Fagan was an American performer, director, choreographer, and composer He is recognized as being a progenitor of both music and dance genres, and is often referred to as the "Father of Tap Dance."
Of universal interest is his Nellie Dean (1891) published by Allan & Co. Pty. Ltd, , Melbourne, Australia.
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 11 works by Barney Fagan (1850-1937). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Lawn Tennis Song & Dance 1885  wvicon.gif
Bismark Grenadiers, The 189- Herietta Byron (perf. by)  wvicon.gif
Nellie Dean 1891-2 Gertie Gitana (perf. by)  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg youtube15.jpg
Riding in the Heavenly Row-Boat 1894 Lucy Daly (perf. by)  wvicon.gif
Red Hot Member, A (w&m) 1895 Peter F. Dailey (perf. by)  wvicon.gif
My Gal Is a High Born Lady 1896 Arr.: Gustav Luders  wvicon.gif
Africa's Four Hundred Superfine 1897 Verona Jarbeau (perf. by)  wvicon.gif
My Black Venus 1897  wvicon.gif
Hoighty Toighty Girls, The 1899  wvicon.gif
Give Me the Good Old Fashioned Girl 1900
Lovers Lane 1900 Hoffman (words)
Max (words)
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
youtube15.jpg Nellie Dean 1:18 Gertie Gitana B. Fagan  Nellie Dean