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Cohan, George M. [George Michael]

author, cast, choreographer, composer, director, librettist, lyricist, producer, songwriter, actor, playwright, producer


born: 03 Jul 1878 Providence, Rhode Island / state, USA Source: 1  

born: ? 03 Jul 1878 Source: 2  
born: 04 Jul 1878 Source: 3,4,5,6  
born: ? 04 Jul 1878 Source: 2  

died: 05 Nov 1942 New York / city, USA Source: 1  

date of Variety obit: 11 Nov 1942  

The Music Sack has 50 items with information about George M. [George Michael] Cohan:


 1999

Artist Index

p. 237-258 In:
MacKenzie, Harry
The directory of the Armed Forces Radio services series
Compiled by Harry Mackenzie
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1999

Number of People : 1,855


 1998

Index

The above item is part of :
Larkin, Colin
The encyclopedia of popular music
Third edition
New York: Macmillan, 1998, 8 v.

Number of People : 43,747


 1996

[Index of Names]

The above item is part of :
Bloom, Ken
American song
The complete musical theater companion: 1877-1995. Volume 2: T-Z and indexes
Second edition
New York: Schirmer Books, 1996, 2093 p.

Number of People : 24,881


 1996

Mancuso, Chuck
Popular music and the underground
Foundations of jazz, blues, country, and rock, 1900-1950
Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 1996, 626 p.

Number of People : 288


 1992

Dorough, Prince
Popular-music culture in America
New York: Ardsley House Publishers Inc., c1992, 352 p.

Number of People : 96


 1991

Hischak, Thomas S.
Word Crazy : Broadway lyricists from Cohan to Sondheim
New York: Praeger, 1991, 241 p.

Number of People : 21


 1991

Bierley, Paul E.
Rehrig, William H.
The heritage encyclopedia of band music : composers and their music
Edited by Paul E. Bierley
William H. Rehrig
Westerville, Ohio: Integrity Press, 1991

Number of People : 8,916


 1989

Clarke, Donald
The Penguin encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Donald Clarke
London: Viking, 1989, 1378 p.

Number of People : 4,498


 1989 Source: 6

Rust, Brian
Debus, Allen G.
The complete entertainment discography from 1897 to 1942
Second edition
Brian Rust and Allen G. Debus
New York: Da Capo Press, 1989, 794 p.

Number of People : 488


 1988

Suppan, Wolfgang
Lexikon des Blasmusikwesens
3. Auflage des Lexikons des Blasmusikwesens
Herausgegeben in Verbindung mit dem Bund Deutscher Blasmusikverbande
Freiburg-Tiengen: Blasmusikverlag Schulz, 1988, 386 p.

Number of People : 2,925


 1987

Ewen, David
American songwriters. An H.W. Wilson biographical dictionary
New York: H. W. Wilson Company, 1987

Number of People : 135


 1986 Source: 2

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1986

Whitburn, Joel
Joel Whitburn's Pop memories 1890-1954
The history of American popular music compiled form America's popular music charts 1890-1954
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc., 1986, 657 p.

Number of People : 1,376


 1983

White, Mark
You must remember this ... : popular songwriters 1900-1980
London: Frederick Warner, 1983

Number of People : 137


 1982

Anderson, E. Ruth
Contemporary American composers
A biographical dictionary
Second edition
Compiled by E. Ruth Anderson
Boston: G. K. Hall, 1982, 578 p.

Number of People : 3,986


 1981

Applebaum, Stanley
Camner, James
Stars of the American musical theater in historic photographs
361 portraits from the 1860s to 1950.
Edited by Stanley Applebaum and James Camner
New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1981

Number of People : 408


 1981

Slide, Anthony
The vaudevillians
A dictionary of vaudeville performers
Westport, Connecticut: Arlington House, 1981

Number of People : 123


 1980

Green, Stanley
Taylor, Deems
The world of musical comedy.
The story of the American musical stage. As told through the careers of its foremost composers and lyricist.
Foreword by Deems Taylor
San Diego: A. S. Barnes, 1980, 391 p.

Number of People : 69


 1980

Index

The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


 1980

Press, Jaques Cattell
ASCAP biographical dictionary of composers, authors and publishers
Fourth edition
Compiled for the American Society of Composers, Authors and publishers by Jaques Cattell Press
New York: R. R. Bowker, 1980, 589 p.

Number of People : 8,161


 1980 Source: 1

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1979

Shore, Dinah
Simon, George Thomas
The best of the music makers. From Acuff to Ellington to Presley to Sinatra to Zappa and 279 more of the most popular performers of the last fifty years
By George T. Simon and friends
Foreword by Dinah Shore
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1979, 635 p.

Number of People : 256


 1978

Other important ragtime composers

Appendix In:
Jasen, David A.
Rags and ragtime : a musical history
New York: Seabury Press, 1978

Number of People : 73


 1978

Tin Pan Alley

p. 23 In:
Ager, Milton
Craig, Warren
Sweet and lowdown : America's popular song writers
By Warren Craig
With a foreword by Milton Ager
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1978

Number of People : 31


 1976 Source: 3

Green, Stanley
Encyclopaedia of the musical theatre
New York: Dodd Mead, 1976

Number of People : 580


 1975

Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962


 1974

Kinkle, Roger D.
The complete encyclopedia of popular music and jazz, 1900-1950
New Rochelle, N. Y.: Arlington, 1974

Number of People : 2,098


 1974

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


 1974

Rosner, Helmut
Bulling, Burchard
Frank, Paul
Noetzel, Florian
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon
Fortfuhrt von Burchard Bulling, Florian Noetzel, Helmut Rosner
Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1974
       Note: Zweiter Teil: Erganzungen und Erweiterungen seit 1937

Number of People : 16,276


 1973

Jansen, David
Recorded ragtime 1897-1958
Hamden, Connecticut: Archon Books / Shoe String Press, 1973, 155 p.

Number of People : 233

More Details : (1 Section)


 1972

Ewen, David
Great men of American popular song
Revised and enlarged edition
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1972

Number of People : 45


 1970

Kinscella, Hazel Gertrude
Serposs, Emile H.
History sings : backgrounds of American music
By Hanzel Gertrude Kinscella
Revised by Emile H. Serposs
Lincoln: University Publishing Company, 1970, 428 p.

Number of People : 23


 1970

Ewen, David
Great men of American popular song
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1970

Number of People : 42


 1968

Ewen, David
Composers for the American musical theatre
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1968

Number of People : 14


 1968

Edwards, Arthur C.
Music in the United States
Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown Company Publishers, [1968], 179 p.

Number of People : 65


 1967

Bellows, George Kent
Howard, John Tasker
A short history of music in America
By John Tasker Howard and George Kent Bellows
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1967, 496 p.

Number of People : 151


 1962

Ewen, David
Popular American composers : From revolutionary times to the present: first supplement.
A biographical and critical guide
Compiled and edited by David Ewen
New York: H. W. Wilson, 1962, 217 p.

Number of People : 76


 1962

Burton, Jack
The blue book of tin pan alley
A human interest encyclopedia of American popular music
Vol. 1: -1776-1860-1910
Watkins Glen, N.Y.: Century House, 1962, 304 p.

Number of People : 21


 1962

Ewen, David
Popular American composers : From revolutionary times to the present.
A biographical and critical guide
Compiled and edited by David Ewen
New York: H. W. Wilson, 1962

Number of People : 131


 1959

Ewen, David
Complete book of the American musical theater
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1959

Number of People : 77


 1954

Paris, Leonard A.
Men and melodies
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1954

Number of People : 15


 1954

Lyons, James
Howard, John Tasker
Our American music : three hundred years of it
Third edition, revised and reset.
With supplementary chapters by James Lyons
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1954, 841 p.

Number of People : 649

More Details : (1 Section)


 1951

Necrology section

p. 440-448 In:
Mize, J.T.H. / Dr.
The international who is who in music
Fifth (Mid-Century) Edition
Dr. J.T.H. Mize Editor-in-Chief
Chicago: Who is Who in Music, 1951, 576 p.

Number of People : 65


 1944

The roll of honour

p. 275 In:
Marks, Edward B.
They all had glamour : From the Swedish nightingale to the naked lady
New York: Julian Messner, Inc., 1944

Number of People : 223


 1941

Howard, John Tasker
Mendel, Arthur
Our contemporary composers : American music in the twentieth century
By John Tasker Howard with the assistance of Arthur Mendel
Freeport, New York: Books for Libraries Press, 1941, 447 p.

Number of People : 287


 1941

Bio-bibliographical index of musicians in the United States of America since colonial times
Prepared by the District of Columbia Historical Records Survey Division of Community Service Programs Works project Administration
Washington, DC: 1941, 439 p.

Number of People : 10,576


 1939

Witmark, Isidore
Goldberg, Isaac
The story of the house of Witmark : From ragtime to swingtime
By Isidore Witmark and Isaac Goldberg
New York: Lee Furman, Inc., 1939

Number of People : 96


 1925

Cohan, George Michael
Twenty years on Broadway and the years it took to get there
The true story of a trouper's life from the cradle to the "closed shop"
New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1925., 264 p.

Number of People : 1


 1918 Source: 4

Saerchinger, Cesar
International who's who in music and musical gazetteer
Edited by Cesar Saerchinger
New York: Current Literature Pub. Co., 1918, 841 p.

Number of People : 5,340


 1914 Source: 5

Hanaford, Harry Prescott
Hines, Dixie
Who's who in music and drama
Edited by Dixie Hines and Harry Prescott Hanaford
New York: H.P. Hanaford, 1914, 560 p.

Number of People : 1,154


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