George Gershwin

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Perseus Books Group, Mar 21, 1995 - Music - 252 pages
Shortly after George Gershwin's premature death in 1937, Merle Armitage invited Gershwin's friends and associates to contribute memories and tributes for this volume, which was first published in 1938. In these 38 articles, a range of interests are covered, comprising a portrait of a musician who exerted a huge influence on his era.

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Contents

MY BROTHER Ira Gershwin
16
GEORGE GERSHWIN AS ORCHESTRATOR William Daly
30
PORGY AND BESS AND GERSHWIN Alexander Steinert
43
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