Birth Name: Harry Bauer Rodrigues
Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 30, 1989
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)
Baauer is an American record producer and DJ. He is known for his song Harlem Shake.
His father, Mark Rodrigues, has Portuguese ancestry. His mother, Celia, is Jewish.
Baauer’s paternal grandfather was named Vasco L./A. Rodrigues (the son of Alvaro Rodrigues and Maria). Vasco was born in Portugal.
Baauer’s paternal grandmother was Dolores Ann Andrade (the daughter of Jose Andrade and Jesuina Mendes). Dolores was born in Stoughton, Massachusetts, of Portuguese descent.
Baauer’s maternal grandfather was Peter Bauer Neiman (the son of Harry Neiman and Viola M. Langer). Peter was born in New York, to Jewish parents. Harry’s father was from Austria, as was Viola’s father.
Baauer’s maternal grandmother is Barbara Schwartz (the daughter of William H. Schwartz and Marion M. Fox). Barbara was born in Michigan, to a Jewish family. Marion was the daughter of William Fox, who was born in Austria, and of Sadie Hymowitz, who was born in Podu Iloaiei, Romania.
Sources: Baauer’s paternal grandfather, Vasco L./A. Rodrigues, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Baauer’s maternal grandfather, Peter Bauer Neiman, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org