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People/Characters: George M. Cohan

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Cagney by Cagney by James Cagney
Down with the Old Canoe: A Cultural History of the Titanic Disaster by Steven Biel
Eight Men Out: The Black Sox and the 1919 World Series by Eliot Asinof
George M! [vocal selections] by George M. Cohan
George M. Cohan - Prince of the American Theater by Ward Morehouse
George M. Cohan: Boy Theater Genius by Gertrude Hecker Winders
George M. Cohan: the man who owned Broadway by John McCabe
A history of popular music in America by Sigmund Gottfried Spaeth
Lost Chords by Douglas Gilbert
Musical Comedy in America: From The Black Crook to South Pacific, From The King & I to Sweeney Todd by Cecil Smith
Musicals by Kurt Ganzl
Panorama of American popular music;: The story of our national ballads and folk songs, the songs of Tin Pan Alley, Broadway and Hollywood, New Orleans jazz, swing, and symphonic jazz by David Ewen
The Titanic, End of a Dream by Wyn Craig Wade
Twenty years on Broadway and the years it took to get there by George M. Cohan
Why Me?: The Sammy Davis, Jr. Story by Sammy Davis
The World's Most Beloved Humorous and Nostalgic Songs/ Song Dex treasury of humorous and nostalgic songs/Song Dex Treasury of Songs Part Two (2) by George Goodwin

Character description

George Michael Cohan (July 3, 1878 – November 5, 1942), known professionally as George M. Cohan, was an American entertainer, playwright, composer, lyricist, actor, singer, dancer and producer.

Known in the decade before World War I as "the man who owned Broadway", he is considered the father of American musical comedy. A statue of Cohan in Times Square New York City commemorates his contributions to American musical theatre.

George M. Cohan in Wikipedia

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