“The Yankee Doodle Boy”

4 July 2010

From Wikipedia:

George Michael Cohan (pronounced Coe-han; July 3, 1878–November 5, 1942), known professionally as George M. Cohan, was an American entertainer, playwright, composer, lyricist, actor, singer, dancer and producer…

…Cohan was born in 1878 in Providence, Rhode Island, to Irish Catholic parents. A baptismal certificate (which gave the wrong first […]