Gender
Male
Born
Jul 03, 1878
Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Died
Nov 05, 1942
New York, New York, USA
Composer Performer Director Producer Writer Lyricist Choreographer Source Material
Relations
Brother of
Josephine Cohan
Father of
Georgette Cohan
Father of
Helen F. Cohan
Husband of
Agnes Nolan
Husband of
Ethel Levey (? - ?) divorced
See Also
Little Johnny Jones (Mar 21, 1982 - Mar 21, 1982)
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
MusicalRevival
Tintypes (Oct 23, 1980 - Jan 11, 1981)
  • Featuring songs by George M. Cohan
MusicalRevueOriginal
The American Dance Machine (Jun 14, 1978 - Dec 03, 1978)
  • Featuring songs by George M. Cohan
SpecialDanceOriginal
Dancin' (Mar 27, 1978 - Jun 27, 1982)
  • Featuring songs by George M. Cohan
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by George M. Cohan
MusicalRevueOriginal
George M! (Apr 10, 1968 - Apr 26, 1969)
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Return of the Vagabond (May 17, 1940 - May 18, 1940)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Performer: George M. Cohan [The Vagabond]
  • Written by George M. Cohan
PlayMelodrama SatireOriginal
I'd Rather Be Right (Nov 02, 1937 - Jul 09, 1938)
  • Performer: George M. Cohan [The President of the United States]
MusicalComedyOriginal
Fulton of Oak Falls (Feb 10, 1937 - Mar 1937)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Starring: George M. Cohan [Ed Fulton]
  • Written by George M. Cohan
PlayComedyOriginal
Dear Old Darling (Mar 02, 1936 - Mar 1936)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Performer: George M. Cohan [Calvin Miller]
  • Written by George M. Cohan
PlayComedyOriginal
Seven Keys to Baldpate (May 27, 1935 - Jun 1935)
  • Performer: George M. Cohan [William Hallowell McGee]
  • Book adapted by George M. Cohan
PlayComedyRevival
Ah, Wilderness! (Oct 02, 1933 - Jun 1934)
  • Starring: George M. Cohan [Nat Miller]
PlayComedyOriginal
Pigeons and People (Jan 16, 1933 - Mar 1933)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Performer: George M. Cohan [Parker]
  • Written by George M. Cohan
PlayOne ActOriginal
Friendship (Aug 31, 1931 - Sep 1931)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Starring: George M. Cohan [Joe Townsend]
  • Staged by George M. Cohan
  • Written by George M. Cohan
PlayComedyOriginal
Sweet and Low (Nov 17, 1930 - Apr 1931)
  • Featuring songs by George M. Cohan
MusicalRevueOriginal
The Rhapsody (Sep 15, 1930 - Sep 1930)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
PlayDramaOriginal
The Song and Dance Man (Jun 16, 1930 - Jun 1930)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Performer: George M. Cohan [Hap Farrell]
  • Written by George M. Cohan
PlayComedy DramaRevival
The Tavern (May 19, 1930 - Jun 1930)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Starring: George M. Cohan [The Vagabond]
PlayComedy Satire TragedyRevival
Gambling (Aug 26, 1929 - Jan 1930)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Performer: George M. Cohan [Draper]
  • Written by George M. Cohan
PlayDramaOriginal
Vermont (Jan 07, 1929 - Jan 1929)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
PlayOriginal
Billie (Oct 01, 1928 - Jan 05, 1929)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
  • Based on the farce "Broadway Jones" by George M. Cohan
MusicalOriginal
By Request (Sep 27, 1928 - Oct 1928)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
PlayComedyOriginal
Elmer the Great (Sep 24, 1928 - Oct 1928)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
PlayComedyOriginal
Whispering Friends (Feb 20, 1928 - May 1928)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Written by George M. Cohan
PlayFarceOriginal
Los Angeles (Dec 19, 1927 - Jan 1928)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
PlayComedyOriginal
The Merry Malones (Sep 26, 1927 - Apr 28, 1928)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Performer: George M. Cohan [John Malone]
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
MusicalComedyOriginal
Baby Cyclone (Sep 12, 1927 - Feb 1928)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Written by George M. Cohan
PlayFarceOriginal
Yellow (Sep 21, 1926 - Jan 1927)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
PlayMelodramaOriginal
The Home Towners (Aug 23, 1926 - Oct 1926)
  • Supervised by George M. Cohan
  • Written by George M. Cohan
PlayComedy FarceOriginal
American Born (Oct 05, 1925 - Dec 1925)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Staged by George M. Cohan
  • Performer: George M. Cohan [Joseph Gilson]
  • Written by George M. Cohan
PlayOriginal
The Song and Dance Man (Dec 31, 1923 - Mar 1924)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Performer: George M. Cohan [John Farrell]
  • Written by George M. Cohan
PlayComedy DramaOriginal
The Rise of Rosie O'Reilly (Dec 25, 1923 - Mar 15, 1924)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
  • Production Supervised by George M. Cohan
MusicalComedyOriginal
Two Fellows and a Girl (Jul 19, 1923 - Nov 1923)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
PlayComedyOriginal
Little Nellie Kelly (Nov 13, 1922 - Jul 07, 1923)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Directed by George M. Cohan
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
  • Entire Production Under the Supervision of George M. Cohan
MusicalComedyOriginal
So This Is London (Aug 30, 1922 - Jun 1923)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
PlayComedyOriginal
Madeleine and the Movies (Mar 06, 1922 - May 1922)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Staged by George M. Cohan
  • Written by George M. Cohan
PlayFarceOriginal
The O'Brien Girl (Oct 03, 1921 - Feb 18, 1922)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Tavern (May 23, 1921 - Jun 1921)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Directed by George M. Cohan
  • Performer: George M. Cohan
PlayBurlesque MelodramaRevival
Nemesis (Apr 04, 1921 - May 1921)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
PlayMelodramaOriginal
Mary (Oct 18, 1920 - Apr 23, 1921)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Production Supervised by George M. Cohan
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Meanest Man in the World (Oct 12, 1920 - Apr 1921)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Starring: George M. Cohan [Richard Clarke]
PlayComedyOriginal
The Tavern (Sep 27, 1920 - May 1921)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
PlayComedy Satire TragedyOriginal
Genius and the Crowd (Sep 06, 1920 - Sep 1920)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Staged by George M. Cohan
PlayComedyOriginal
The Night Boat (Feb 02, 1920 - Oct 30, 1920)
  • Additional lyrics by George M. Cohan
  • Additional music by George M. Cohan
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Acquittal (Jan 05, 1920 - May 1920)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
PlayDramaOriginal
The Royal Vagabond (Feb 17, 1919 - Jan 03, 1920)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
  • Additional numbers by George M. Cohan
MusicalComedy OperaOriginal
Mis' Nelly of N'Orleans (Feb 04, 1919 - May 1919)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
PlayOriginal
The Voice of McConnell (Dec 25, 1918 - Jan 18, 1919)
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Directed by George M. Cohan
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
  • Written by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
PlayComedy Play with musicOriginal
A Prince There Was (Dec 24, 1918 - May 1919)
  • Performer: George M. Cohan
  • Written by George M. Cohan
PlayOriginal
Good Luck, Sam! (Nov 25, 1918 - Dec 21, 1918)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Matinee Hero (Oct 07, 1918 - Dec 1918)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
PlayOriginal
Three Faces East (Aug 13, 1918 - Closing date unknown)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
PlayOriginal
Out There (May 17, 1918 - May 1918)
  • Performer: George M. Cohan
PlayRevival
Once Upon a Time (Apr 15, 1918 - May 1918)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
PlayOriginal
The Little Teacher (Feb 04, 1918 - May 1918)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
PlayOriginal
The Cohan Revue of 1918 (Dec 31, 1917 - Mar 23, 1918)
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
  • Staged by George M. Cohan
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
  • Musical Staging by George M. Cohan
MusicalRevueOriginal
Going Up (Dec 25, 1917 - Oct 26, 1918)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
MusicalComedyOriginal
The King (Nov 20, 1917 - Mar 1918)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
PlayOriginal
A Tailor-Made Man (Aug 27, 1917 - Aug 1918)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
PlayOriginal
Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford (May 17, 1917 - May 1917)
  • Written by George M. Cohan
PlayRevival
The Willow Tree (Mar 06, 1917 - Jun 1917)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
PlayOriginal
Captain Kidd, Jr. (Nov 13, 1916 - Mar 1917)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
PlayOriginal
The Intruder (Sep 26, 1916 - Oct 1916)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
PlayOriginal
The Cohan Revue of 1916 (Feb 09, 1916 - Jul 01, 1916)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Staged by George M. Cohan
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
MusicalRevueOriginal
The Great Lover (Nov 10, 1915 - Jun 1916)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
PlayRomantic ComedyOriginal
Hit-the-Trail-Holiday (Sep 13, 1915 - Closing date unknown)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
  • Written by George M. Cohan
PlayOriginal
The House of Glass (Sep 01, 1915 - Apr 1916)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
PlayOriginal
Young America (Aug 28, 1915 - Closing date unknown)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
PlayOriginal
Hello, Broadway! (Dec 25, 1914 - Apr 10, 1915)
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
  • Staged by George M. Cohan
  • Performer: George M. Cohan [George Babbitt, The Defensive Attorney, Leo Getrichstein]
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
MusicalRevueOriginal
Seven Keys to Baldpate (Oct 12, 1914 - Oct 17, 1914)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
  • Written by George M. Cohan
PlayComedyOriginal
The Miracle Man (Sep 21, 1914 - Dec 1914)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
  • Written by George M. Cohan
PlayOriginal
It Pays to Advertise (Sep 08, 1914 - Aug 1915)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
PlayOriginal
On Trial (Aug 19, 1914 - Jul 1915)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
PlayOriginal
The Beauty Shop (Apr 13, 1914 - Jun 27, 1914)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
MusicalComedyOriginal
Seven Keys to Baldpate (Sep 22, 1913 - Jun 1914)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
  • Written by George M. Cohan
PlayComedyOriginal
Nearly Married (Sep 05, 1913 - Dec 1913)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
PlayOriginal
Stop Thief (Dec 25, 1912 - May 1913)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
PlayComedyOriginal
Hawthorne of the U.S.A. (Nov 04, 1912 - Jan 1913)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
PlayOriginal
Broadway Jones (Sep 23, 1912 - Feb 1913)
  • Starring: George M. Cohan [Jackson "Broadway" Jones]
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
  • Written by George M. Cohan
PlayComedyOriginal
Forty-five Minutes from Broadway (Mar 14, 1912 - Apr 13, 1912)
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
  • Performer: George M. Cohan
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
PlayPlay with musicRevival
Officer 666 (Jan 29, 1912 - Jul 1912)
  • Directed by George M. Cohan
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
PlayOriginal
Vera Violetta (Nov 20, 1911 - Feb 24, 1912)
  • Additional lyrics by George M. Cohan
  • Additional music by George M. Cohan
MusicalComedy ExtravaganzaOriginal
The Red Widow (Nov 06, 1911 - Feb 24, 1912)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
MusicalOriginal
The Only Son (Oct 16, 1911 - Nov 1911)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
PlayOriginal
The Little Millionaire (Sep 25, 1911 - Mar 09, 1912)
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
  • Staged by George M. Cohan
  • Performer: George M. Cohan [Robert Spooner]
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
MusicalFarceOriginal
The Aviator (Dec 06, 1910 - Jan 1911)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
PlayOriginal
Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford (Sep 19, 1910 - Closing date unknown)
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
  • Staged By: George M. Cohan
  • Written by George M. Cohan
PlayOriginal
The Man Who Owns Broadway (Oct 11, 1909 - Jan 29, 1910)
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
  • Staged by George M. Cohan
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
  • Based on the play "Popularity" by George M. Cohan
MusicalOriginal
The Fortune Hunter (Sep 04, 1909 - Jul 1910)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
PlayComedyOriginal
Cohan and Harris Minstrels [1909] (Aug 16, 1909 - Aug 28, 1909)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Featuring songs by George M. Cohan
MusicalMinstrelOriginal
The House Next Door (Apr 12, 1909 - Jun 1909)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
PlayOriginal
The American Idea (Oct 05, 1908 - Nov 28, 1908)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Staged by George M. Cohan
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
MusicalComedyOriginal
Cohan and Harris Minstrels [1908] (Aug 03, 1908 - Jan 1909)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Book, music, and lyrics for "The Belle of the Barbers' Ball" by George M. Cohan
MusicalBurlesque Comedy Minstrel VaudevilleOriginal
The Yankee Prince (Apr 20, 1908 - Aug 29, 1908)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Starring: George M. Cohan [Percy Springer]
  • Staged by George M. Cohan
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
MusicalOriginal
Fifty Miles from Boston (Feb 03, 1908 - Mar 08, 1908)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Directed by George M. Cohan
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
PlayPlay with musicOriginal
The Talk of New York (Dec 03, 1907 - Sep 27, 1908)
  • Produced by George M. Cohan
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Produced under the personal direction of George M. Cohan
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
MusicalPlayOriginal
The Honeymooners (Jun 03, 1907 - Aug 24, 1907)
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Starring: George M. Cohan [Augustus Wright]
  • Staged by George M. Cohan
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
  • Based on the musical comedy "Running For Office" by George M. Cohan
MusicalFarceOriginal
Little Johnny Jones (Apr 22, 1907 - May 1907)
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
MusicalRevival
George Washington, Jr. (Feb 11, 1907 - Mar 1907)
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Staged by George M. Cohan
  • Performer: George M. Cohan [George Belgrave]
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
MusicalOriginal
Forty-five Minutes from Broadway (Nov 05, 1906 - Dec 01, 1906)
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Staged by George M. Cohan
  • Written by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
PlayPlay with musicRevival
Popularity (Oct 01, 1906 - Oct 1906)
  • Produced by Cohan & Harris
  • Written by George M. Cohan
PlayComedyOriginal
The Governor's Son (Jun 04, 1906 - Aug 25, 1906)
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Staged by George M. Cohan
  • Performer: George M. Cohan [Algy Wheelock]
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
MusicalFarceRevival
George Washington, Jr. (Feb 12, 1906 - Apr 21, 1906)
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Staged by George M. Cohan
  • Performer: George M. Cohan [George Belgrave]
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
MusicalOriginal
Gallops (Feb 12, 1906 - Apr 1906)
  • Additional music by George M. Cohan
PlayComedyOriginal
Forty-five Minutes from Broadway (Jan 01, 1906 - Mar 17, 1906)
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Staged by George M. Cohan
  • Written by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
PlayPlay with musicOriginal
Little Johnny Jones (Nov 13, 1905 - Dec 02, 1905)
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Staged by George M. Cohan
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
MusicalRevival
Little Johnny Jones (May 08, 1905 - Aug 26, 1905)
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
MusicalRevival
Little Johnny Jones (Nov 07, 1904 - Dec 24, 1904)
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Directed by George M. Cohan
  • Performer: George M. Cohan
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
MusicalOriginal
A Little Bit of Everything (Jun 06, 1904 - Sep 17, 1904)
  • Featuring songs by George M. Cohan
MusicalVaudevilleOriginal
Mother Goose (Dec 02, 1903 - Feb 27, 1904)
  • Additional lyrics by George M. Cohan
  • Additional music by George M. Cohan
MusicalExtravaganzaOriginal
Running for Office (Apr 27, 1903 - Jun 06, 1903)
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Starring: George M. Cohan [Augustus Wright]
  • Staged by George M. Cohan
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Governor's Son (Feb 25, 1901 - Mar 23, 1901)
  • Music by George M. Cohan
  • Performer: George M. Cohan [Algy Wheelock]
  • Book by George M. Cohan
  • Lyrics by George M. Cohan
MusicalFarceOriginal
Dancin' (Jul 29, 1980 - Oct 09, 1983)
  • Featuring songs by George M. Cohan
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by George M. Cohan
MusicalRevueOriginal
Dancin' (Apr 16, 1979 - May 18, 1980)
  • Featuring songs by George M. Cohan
  • Featuring songs with lyrics by George M. Cohan
MusicalRevueOriginal

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