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Elementary/primary education Composer of the Week presentation featuring George M. Cohan, who wrote songs of American patriotism

Elementary/primary education Composer of the Week presentation featuring George M. Cohan, who wrote songs of American patriotism

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  • Yankee Doodle Boy: Songs of American Patriotism
    George M. Cohan
  • George M. CohanBasic Information
    Birth/Death Dates
    Born July 3, 1878
    Died Nov. 5, 1942
    Birthplace/Hometown
    Providence, Rhode Island
    Nationality
    American
    Style/Period
    Modern 1920-Present
  • Interesting Facts
    Known as a major American entertainer, playwright, composer, lyricist, actor, singer, dancer, and producer.
    Has a statute in Times Square, New York.
    Was born on July 3rd, but always said he was “born on the 4th of July.”
    Wrote several patriotic songs including:
    Over There
    Yankee Doodle Boy
    You’re a Grand Old Flag
  • Yankee Doodle Boy
    Yankee Doodle Dandy is a 1942 American biographical musical film about George M. Cohan the actor / singer / dancer / playwright / songwriter / producer / theatre owner / director / choreographer known as "The Man Who Owns Broadway.”
    Yankee Doodle Boy