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George M. Cohan

Composer, Playwright (3-Jul-1878 — 5-Nov-1942)


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  8. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.281)

  9. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.221)

  10. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.146)

  11. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.145)

  12. Webster's American Biographies (p.211)

  13. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.153)

  14. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.214)

  15. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.142)

  16. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.188)

  17. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, p.548)

  18. Legends in Their Own Time (p.51)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.350)

  20. American Songwriters (pp.90-96)

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