Sammy Cahn




Rating
Active
1913 to 1993
Born
June 18, 1913 in Lower East Side
Died
January 15, 1993
Location
New York, New York, United States
Biography
Sammy Cahn (June 18, 1913 – January 15, 1993) 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. He played the piano and violin. He won the Academy Award four times for his songs, including the popular song "Three Coins in the Fountain".

Top Songs by Sammy Cahn


Teach Me Tonight

by Gene de Paul & Sammy Cahn

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