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Doubleday, 1987 - Music - 436 pages
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Enriched with excerpts and insights from personal correspondence and interviews--plus lively anecdotes and rare, never-before-published photographs--this fascinating portrait brings us closer to the real persona of George Gershwin than ever before. 81 black-and-white photographs.

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A well-timed biography, since this year marks the 50th anniversary of George Gershwin's death. Jablonski is thorough and obviously a fan, but concentrates mainly on social and career history, giving ... Read full review


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Edward Jablonski is the author of Alan Jay Lerner: A Biography, The Gershwin Years: George and Ira, Irving Berlin: A Biography, and many other books. His articles on music and musicians have appeared in American Record Guide, Saturday Review, Stereo Review, and the New York Times. He lives in New York City.

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