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 511,569 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Sammy Cahn is the 1,648th most popular musician (down from 1,370th in 2019), the 8,314th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,583rd in 2019) and the 697th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Sammy Cahn ranks 1,648 out of 2,675Before him are Marisa Monte, Clem Burke, Angerfist, Devin Townsend, Paul Winter, and James Moody. After him are Toumani Diabaté, Mille Petrozza, Eddie Hazel, Gordon Haskell, Mick Avory, and Ilaiyaraaja.

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Among people born in 1913, Sammy Cahn ranks 269Before him are Michael Foot, Frank Swift, Gangubai Hangal, Bernard Lovell, Theo Helfrich, and François Bourbotte. After him are Red Skelton, Maria Kwaśniewska, Barbara Pym, Tony Martin, Jim Backus, and Julie Gibson. Among people deceased in 1993, Sammy Cahn ranks 206Before him are Avram Davidson, Cyril Collard, Zeno Colò, Mary Philbin, Billy Eckstine, and Steve James. After him are Helen Sawyer Hogg, Anšlavs Eglītis, Roger Michelot, Jeanne Sauvé, Kenneth Connor, and Thomas Watson Jr..

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sammy Cahn ranks 8,314 out of 15,968Before him are Paul Winter (1939), Tracy Austin (1962), George Bruns (1914), Frances Dee (1909), James Moody (1925), and Ken Henry (1929). After him are Morgan Taylor (1903), Marc Vann (1954), Howie Dorough (1973), Carl Lumbly (1951), Patton Oswalt (1969), and Madeline Zima (1985).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Sammy Cahn ranks 697Before him are Alison Sudol (1984), Michael Steele (1955), Erykah Badu (1971), Clem Burke (1954), Paul Winter (1939), and James Moody (1925). After him are Eddie Hazel (1950), Danny Carey (1961), Richie Kotzen (1970), Roger Miller (1936), Kyle Eastwood (1968), and Clarence White (1944).