Who is George M. Cohan?

  • (noun): United States songwriter and playwright famous for his patriotic songs (1878-1942).
    Synonyms: Cohan, George Michael Cohan

George M. Cohan

George Michael Cohan (pronounced Ko-han; July 3, 1878 – November 5, 1942), known professionally as George M. Cohan, was a major American entertainer, playwright, composer, lyricist, actor, singer, dancer and producer.

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George M. Cohan - In Popular Culture
... As noted above, James Cagney played Cohan in the 1942 biopic Yankee Doodle Dandy ... Cagney played Cohan once more in the 1955 film The Seven Little Foys, starring Bob Hope as the vaudevillian Eddie Foy ... Mickey Rooney played Cohan in Mr ...

Famous quotes containing the word cohan:

    I’m a Yankee Doodle Dandy,
    A Yankee Doodle do or die;
    A real live nephew of my Uncle Sam’s,
    Born on the fourth of July.
    —George M. Cohan (1878–1942)