COHEN, George Michael (Cohan George Michael)( American actor, playwright, director, producer and composer.)
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Biography COHEN, George Michael (Cohan George Michael)
Born July 4, 1878 in Providence (pc. Rhode Island). First appeared on stage as part of the family group 'Four Cohen', specialized in vaudeville, and in 15 years, composing songs and skits. In 1901, Coen have been invited to the Broadway theater, where she played the first big play of George the Son of the Governor (The Governor's Son). Of all the pieces (approx. 50), and musicals, . who wrote, . shifted to the scene and put Cohen, . deserve special mention Little Johnny Jones (Little Johnny Jones), . Forty-five minutes from Broadway (Forty-five Minutes from Broadway) - musicals; Assertive Uollinford (Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford), . Seven keys to Boldpeyta (Seven Keys to Baldpate), . Squash (The Tavern) and gamble (Gambling),
. In his most famous song there (Over There, 1917), Cohen received a medal of Congress. Because he has played roles (in plays by other playwrights) enjoyed the greatest success of the father in the play YU.O 'On the Nile, . youth! (Ah, . Wilderness!) And the role of the president (a good-natured parody of Franklin D. Roosevelt) in the musical Kaufman and Hart's I think I am right (I'd Rather Be Right),
. Cohen made a film Fake President (Phantom President). Cohen died in New York on November 5, 1942.