Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM American National Biography Online. © Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in American National Biography Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Cobb, George Linuslocked

(31 August 1886–26 December 1942)
  • Karen Harrod


Cobb, George Linus (31 August 1886–26 December 1942), composer, was born in Mexico, New York, the son of Linus Cobb and Jeanette Maine. Virtually nothing is known about his parents or about his younger years, except that Cobb attended Syracuse University, where he studied music. After college he lived in Buffalo, New York, for several years before moving to New York City. The length of time he stayed in New York City and his activities there also are unknown....

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription