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GEORGE M. COHAN


GEORGE M. COHAN


SUMMARY
 
Full Name: George Michael Cohan
 
 
Description: Entertainer, Playwright, Composer, Lyricist, Actor, Singer, Dancer, Producer
Known For: "Give My Regards to Broadway," and "The Yankee Doodle Boy."
 
Instruments: Vocals, Dancer
Music Styles: Vaudeville
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.members.tripod.com/davecol8/
 
Date Born: 3rd July 1878
Location Born: Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America
 
Date Died: 5th November 1942
Location Died: New York City, New York, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Cancer
Memorial: After a large funeral at St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York, on Fifth Avenue, Cohan was interred at the Bronx's Woodlawn Cemetery, in a private family mausoleum he had erected a quarter century earlier for his sister and parents.
 
Summary: His life and music were depicted in the Academy Award-winning film Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) and the 1968 musical George M!. A statue of Cohan is in Times Square in New York City.
 
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