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Sammy Cahn

1913 - 1993

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Samuel Cohen (June 18, 1913 – January 15, 1993), known professionally as Sammy Cahn, was an American lyricist, songwriter, and musician. He is best known for his romantic lyrics to films and Broadway songs, as well as stand-alone songs premiered by recording companies in the Greater Los Angeles Area. He and his collaborators had a series of hit recordings with Frank Sinatra during the singer's tenure at Capitol Records, but also enjoyed hits with Dean Martin, Doris Day and many others. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sammy Cahn has received more than 564,379 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Sammy Cahn is the 1,651st most popular musician (down from 1,645th in 2019), the 8,327th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,300th in 2019) and the 661st most popular American Musician.

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  • 3.78

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Among musicians, Sammy Cahn ranks 1,651 out of 2,662Before him are Alison Sudol, Derek Bailey, Maxim Vengerov, Herbert Stothart, Richard Manuel, and Randy Edelman. After him are Stefan Olsdal, Curtis Fuller, Doug Aldrich, Kim Fowley, Sami Vänskä, and Sheila Jordan.

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Among people born in 1913, Sammy Cahn ranks 289Before him are Douglas Slocombe, Maria Kwaśniewska, Red Skelton, Hans Schwartz, Ansa Ikonen, and Roger Laurent. After him are Ellen Albertini Dow, Oswald Zappelli, Giorgio Bocchino, Arne Nyberg, Emmanuil Kazakevich, and Frank Swift. Among people deceased in 1993, Sammy Cahn ranks 221Before him are Muhammad Khan Junejo, Ihor Turchyn, Janusz Sidło, Danny Blanchflower, Glenn Corbett, and Ann Todd. After him are Albert Hyzler, Thomas Watson Jr., Michael Klein, H. R. Haldeman, Arthur Alexander, and Avram Davidson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sammy Cahn ranks 8,327 out of 18,182Before him are Tennessee Ernie Ford (1919), Randy Edelman (1947), Billy Brown (1970), Garth Brooks (1962), Robert Burks (1909), and Shari Headley (1964). After him are Alexander Berzin (1944), Chace Crawford (1985), Stuart Davis (1892), Sidney Franklin (1893), Kathryn McGuire (1903), and Jeanna Fine (1964).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Sammy Cahn ranks 661Before him are Laura Nyro (1947), Sid Wilson (1977), Jack White (1975), Alison Sudol (1984), Herbert Stothart (1885), and Randy Edelman (1947). After him are Curtis Fuller (1934), Doug Aldrich (1964), Kim Fowley (1939), Sheila Jordan (1928), Craig Jones (1972), and Mark Hoppus (1972).