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Sammy Cahn

Sammy Cahn

D.O.B.: June 18, 1913 (New York, NY)

D.O.D.: January 15, 1993 (Los Angeles, CA)

Cause of Death:  Heart Failure

Location: Westwood Memorial; Section D

Biographical Notes:

Sammy Cahn is the famed songwriter who wrote the lyrics, "Like Niagara Falls, I'm Falling for You" at 16. 

Cahn Wrote songs for Frank Sinatra. It was a professional "marriage" which would result in one top-ten success after another for Sinatra over the next three decades: "Time After Time," "All the Way," "High Hopes," "The Second Time Around," "Call Me Irresponsible," "My Kind of Town" and lots more.

He was nominated 30 times and won Academy Awards for 4 songs " Three Coins in the Fountain" ; "High Hopes" ; " All the Way " and "Call Me Irresponsible" who wrote the lyrics to such memorable songs as "Love and Marriage", "High Hopes", and "It's Magic".

 

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