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Mary Cohan Ronkin
Birth: Jun. 22, 1909
Death: Sep., 1983

Broadway Composer, Lyricist. The daughter of vaudeville and Broadway legend George M. Cohan. She began her career as a cabaret singer and established herself as a Broadway talent in 1930, when she composed the musical score for her father's play "The Tavern." After her father's death she safeguarded his legacy by overseeing adaptations of his works. Professionally, she is best known for her collaboration with John Pascal, Francine Pascal, and Michael Stewart, supervising the musical and lyrical revisions of Cohan's songs for the 1968 Broadway musical "George M!" Trivia note: One of her father's hits, "Mary's a Grand Old Name," was reportedly written for her. (bio by: Anonymous) 
 
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 Parents:
  George M. Cohan (1878 - 1942)
  Agnes Mary Nolan Cohan (1883 - 1972)
 
 Siblings:
  Georgette Cohan (1900 - 1988)**
  Mary Cohan Ronkin (1909 - 1983)
  Helen Cohan Carola (1910 - 1996)*
  George Michael Cohan (1914 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA
Plot: Near the Cohan-Niblo Private Mausoleum, Section 141/206, Butternut Plot, Lot 13841
 
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Originally Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Feb 16, 2010
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- God bless you & your loved ones, Cindy
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