George M. Cohan the man who owned Broadway. by McCabe, John

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • Broadway (New York, N.Y.),
  • United States


  • Cohan, George M. 1878-1942.,
  • Actors -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Theatrical producers and directors -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Composers -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Broadway (New York, N.Y.) -- Biography.

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Book details

Other titlesMan who owned Broadway.
LC ClassificationsPN2287.C56 M3
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 296 p.
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5306329M
ISBN 10038501578X
LC Control Number72089328

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Cohan, Irish American icon of American theater and Broadway’s greatest showman. In JuneIrish immigrants Jeremiah and Helen Cohan halted their touring stage act and returned to their home in Providence, Rhode Island. On July 3, Helen gave birth to their second child: a son they named George M.

Cohan book Michael. George M. Cohan, the vaudeville-to-Broadway actor, dancer, playwright, and composer who blended Irish musical and literary traditions into an American musical theatre style of singing and dancing, was born George Michael Cohane in the Irish-populated Fox Hill-Corkie Hill section of Providence Rhode Island, the only son of Jeremiah John "Jerry.

Three of George M. Cohan's finest songs have been arranged into this smart, fun medley: Yankee Doodle Boy; Give My Regards to Broadway and You're a Grand Old Flag.

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Started his career in his family vaudeville shows, came to Broadway at the beginning of the 20th century. Was the composer of the American battle hymn of World War 1, 'Over There' Received the Congressional Gold Medal for his lifetime achievement Author: George M.

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A musical play, George M!, featuring his music, was produced on Broadway in Cohan died on Nov. 5, A protean talent, he often wrote his own books and lyrics and sang and danced in, produced, and directed his own shows. Essentially a "song and. George M. Cohan was an American entertainer, songwriter, actor, playwright, dancer and producer considered to be ‘the father of American Musical Comedy’.

Having been born into a family of entertainers, George began his career early on—he was playing the violin and performing as a. George M!'s thin book chronicles Cohan's career, but the show's highlights, following the lead of Yankee Doodle Dandy, rests in its impressive production numbers.

Cohan was thus immortalized both in film and on stage, and it seems entirely appropriate that a statue of this quintessentially American entertainer, fittingly situated on Times. George M. Cohan. Real name George Michael Cohan Born July 3, Died November 5, Country United States IPI Comments Singer, actor, dancer, songwriter and producer.

He wrote hundreds of songs, and also created many stage musicals beginning with "Little Johnny Jones" in He is regarded as the father of American musical comedy.

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"A terrific, surprisingly moving show"--Donald Lyons, The New York Post. George M. Cohan wrote, composed, directed and acted in his own plays and was famous for his star-spangled patriotic tunes. But he also wrote in other styles—always simple, elegant and undeniably American.

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InThe Governor’s Son premiered on Broadway; it was the first full-length musical to feature book, music, lyrics, direction, and choreography by George M. Cohan. InCohan partnered with producer Sam H.

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