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 Sammy Cahn

Sammy Cahn

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 15 Jan 1993 (aged 79)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Section D, Near Donna Reed
Memorial ID 1429 · View Source
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Songwriter. Born in New York City, he was a lyricist, songwriter and musician, best known for his many popular songs. In 1940, he went to Hollywood and began writing songs for films. He was nominated for more than 30 Oscars, won four times and his songs were recorded by virtually every major singer. His many hits included "I've Heard That Song Before" (1942), "I'll Walk Alone"(1944), "Time After Time" (1947), Oscar winner "Three Coins in a Fountain" (1954), Oscar winner "All The Way" (1957), Oscar winner "High Hopes" (1959), Oscar winner "Call Me Irresponsible" (1963) and "My Kind Of Town" (1964). In 1972, he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and also became the hall's President. He died in Los Angeles, California.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1429
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sammy Cahn (18 Jun 1913–15 Jan 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1429, citing Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .