Sammy Cahn Rank
About Sammy Cahn
Academy Award winner Sammy Cahn was a lyricist whose works were used in many Broadway songs and films. At the beginning of his career, he performed with a local music group known as ‘Pals of Harmony’. His frequent collaboration with Saul Chaplin aided his meteoric rise to fame.
He provided the lyrics for the 1955 award-winning song "Three Coins in the Fountain" which was also the soundtrack of the film of similar name. Some popular songs that he worked on were "High Hopes" (1959) and "Ain't That a Kick in the Head?" (1960).
At birth, he was named Samuel Cohen. He was raised by his parents Elka Reiss and Abraham Cohen alongside four sisters. He had two children with his first wife Gloria Delson, whom he married in 1945. He later tied the knot with Virginia Tita Basile.
He attended New York’s Seward Park High School.
Cahn won the Academy Award four times. He was also nominated for other laurels like the Grammy Award, and the Golden Globe Award.
He wrote the song which was used for FOX TV’s sitcom “Married... with Children”.
He also provided the lyrics for the 1945 song “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!”
Sammy Cahn Rank
F.A.Q. about Sammy Cahn
When is his birthday?
Sammy Cahn's birthday is on June 18, 1913.
In how many days is his birthday?
Sammy's birthday is in 203 days
How old was Sammy when he died?
He was 79 years old.
When did he die?
He died in January 15, 1993.
How old would he be today?
Sammy Cahn would be 110 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Sammy from?
He was born in New York City, New York, U.S..