in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Performing Arts; Composition; Film; Voice. 2146 words.
Cohan, George M. (3 or 4 July 1878–05 November 1942), performer, writer of songs, musicals, and plays, and producer, was born in Providence, Rhode Island, the son of Jeremiah “Jerry” John...