American composer and lyricist of popular songs including I’m a Yankee Doodle Dandy.
Typewritten Document Signed, five full pages, quarto, [New York], November 1926. Signed also by EDWARD BELASCO and his two partners, FRED BUTLER and GERHOLD O. DAVIS. The agreement between Cohan and Belasco Theatre in Los Angeles. Cohan did not wish his name to appear at the author of the play; the agreement therefore stipulates that the name of the playwright will be given as Margaret Vernon. Fine condition.