George Gershwin



George Gershwin

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1916 to 1937
Born
September 26, 1898 in Brooklyn
Died
July 11, 1937
Location
Brooklyn, NY, United States
Biography
George Gershwin (September 26, 1898 - July 11, 1937) was an American composer and pianist. Gershwin's compositions spanned both popular and classical genres, and his most popular melodies are widely known. Among his best known works are the orchestral compositions Rhapsody in Blue (1924) and An American in Paris (1928), as well as the opera Porgy and Bess (1935). Gershwin studied piano under Charles Hambitzer and composition with Rubin Goldmark and Henry Cowell. He began his career as a song plugger, but soon started composing Broadway theatre works with his brother Ira Gershwin and Buddy DeSylva.

Top Songs by George Gershwin


Someone to Watch Over Me

by , Ira Gershwin, & Axel Stordahl

Summertime

by , Ira Gershwin, , DuBose Heyward, , &

Love Is Here To Stay

by , Ira Gershwin, Gene Kelly & Johnny Green

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Kennedy Meets Gershwin

Kennedy Meets Gershwin

George Gershwin May 11, 2018

10 Tracks

Gershwin: Rhapsodie in Blue - Porgy + Bess

Gershwin: Rhapsodie in Blue - Porgy + Bess

George Gershwin June 23, 2017

24 Tracks

Gershwin: Complete Piano Works

Gershwin: Complete Piano Works

George Gershwin April 21, 2017

34 Tracks

George Gershwin - Essential Works

George Gershwin - Essential Works

George Gershwin October 28, 2016

24 Tracks

George Gershwin: An American in Paris, Concerto in F

George Gershwin: An American in Paris, Concerto in F

George Gershwin August 26, 2016

8 Tracks

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