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Sammy Cahn was a U.S. lyricist who composed songs for romantic films and Broadway musicals, including the hit “Three Coins in the Fountain” (1954, Oscar).
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Sammy Cahn was a U.S. lyricist, who as a teenager became a professional songwriter. He worked with Jule Styne, creating songs for romantic films and Broadway musicals, including the major hit “Three Coins in the Fountain” (1954, Oscar). Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen wrote dozens of songs for Frank Sinatra, including “Call Me Irresponsible.” He was nominated for 23 Oscars over his lifetime.
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