| Share

George Gershwin

Born: 9/26/1898
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer known for his popular songs and orchestral compositions. His works, which often combined jazz and folk rhythms, include “Swanee” (1919), Rhapsody in Blue (1924) and Porgy and Bess (1935).

His brother was

Ira Gershwin

Born: 12/6/1896
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York

George's brother, he often wrote the lyrics to George's songs.

Died: 8/17/1983
Died: 7/11/1937

Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

Richard GereGAlice Ghostley

More on George Gershwin from Infoplease:

Warning: fsockopen(): php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known in /site/html/include/amazon.php on line 71 Warning: fsockopen(): unable to connect to :3128 (php_network_getaddresses: getaddrinfo failed: Name or service not known) in /site/html/include/amazon.php on line 71
Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring