Happy Birthday To Westport’s Harry Bauer Rodrigues

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Harry Bauer Rodrigues turns 25 on Wednesday.
Harry Bauer Rodrigues turns 25 on Wednesday. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

WESTPORT, Conn. -- Happy Birthday To Westport’s Harry Bauer Rodrigues!

Rodrigues, who has owned a home in Westport, turns 25 on Wednesday. The music producer was born April 30, 1989, in West Philadelphia, Pa.

He has been producing dance music from the age of 13, mostly making house music and electro. He previously produced a track under the name Captain Harry, which was played by Kissy Sell Out on BBC Radio 1.

He was signed to the LuckyMe record label in August 2012, and made his debut with the three-track 12-inch EP "Dum Dum" released in 2013

His single "Harlem Shake" was released on Mad Decent/Jeffrees on May 22, 2012. The track received critical acclaim with Pitchfork, saying "It's hard not to marvel at how awesome those growling-lion samples sound."

For his song "Harlem Shake," Baauer won Dance Song of the Year and EDM Song of the Year at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards.

He collaborated with hip hop producer Just Blaze on the track "Higher". Both producers toured together throughout January and February 2013.

In March 2013, he was named one of Fuse TV's 30 must-see artists at SXSW. 

He has produced remixes for Nero, The Prodigy, Flosstradamus and No Doubt.

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