Fayard Nicholas has died at the age of 91. Fayard and his younger brother Harold were The Nicholas Brothers, the most amazing tap-dancing team of all time. Their routines, preserved on film in the several (but not enough) movies they got to appear in, were astonishing; they seemed to defy the laws of physics.
Mark Evanier has some reminiscences of Fayard Nicholas. And here's a 1999 interview with Fayard Nicholas.