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Gershwin, George

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American composer, who worked extensively with his older brother, Ira. Many of his compositions have become classics in the jazz repertoire; well known works include his opera, "Porgy and Bess", and "Rhapsody in Blue".
  • Biography of George Gershwin

    Offers a profile of the composer, with audio clips, articles, and a list of performances at the John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

  • George & Ira Gershwin

    Official website featuring news and information on the composer and his plays.

  • George Gershwin

    The New York Times feature on Gershwin, with an archive of articles and news.

  • George Gershwin Alone

    Introduces a musical play about the composer's life; includes a biography and resources.

  • The George Gershwin House

    Commemorates the house at 1019 N. Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills, briefly the home of the composer, and demolished in 2005.

  • Porgy and Bess: An American Voice

    A documentary detailing the history of Gershwin's opera and DuBose Heyward's original novel "Porgy", and the impact it has had on its casts and audiences.

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