Sammy Cahn

Birth Name:
Samuel Cohen
Birth Date:
June 18, 1913
Birth Place:
New York, New York
Death Date:
January 15, 1993
Place of Death:
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
Cause of Death:
Heart failure
Cemetery Name:
Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Sammy Cahn, the prolific lyricist whose Oscar-winning songs included Call Me Irresponsible, Three Coins in the Fountain and hundreds of films, pop hits and Broadway songs. Frank Sinatra immortalized many of Mr. Cahn's tunes, including Love and Marriage, now heard on television's Married With Children. The song was awarded a special Emmy from a musical version of Thornton Wilder's Our Town. Among his best-known works were Rhythm is Our Business; Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow; I'll Walk Alone; Love and Marriage; Second Time Around; Pocketful of Miracles; My Kind of Town and All That Love Went to Waste.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery

1218 Glendon Avenue

Los Angeles, California, 90024


North America


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Grave Location:

Section D

Grave Location Description

As you enter the gates drive straight ahead and park near the chapel. Walk into the open lawn area and Sammy Cahn can be found in the center of the grass area.

Grave Location GPS

34.05837, -118.44120



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