The Roundtable
10:45 am
Tue July 9, 2013

"Overweight Sensation: The Life and Comedy of Allan Sherman" by Mark Cohen

    Allan Sherman was an American comedy writer and television producer who became famous as a song parodist in the early 1960s. His first album, My Son, the Folk Singer, became the fastest-selling record album up to that time.

Mark Cohen has written the first biography of Sherman, Overweight Sensation: The Life and Comedy of Allan Sherman.

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