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George M. Cohan Plaza

George M. Cohan Plaza


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

Cohan began his career as a child, performing with his parents and sister in vaudeville as one of the "The Four Cohans." Before long, he was writing songs and sketches, and he went on to write some 500 songs during his lifetime.[1] He also wrote, produced, and starred in many

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George M. Cohan Plaza

Corner of Wickenden and Governor Street, Providence, RI 02903