George Gershwin

American composer, George Gershwin, is regarded as the first person to blend American jazz music with classical music themes. His unique style proved to be both popularly and financially beneficial, resulting in many of his songs becoming standards for both jazz and classical music. Please place all of your questions about George Gershwin into this category.

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George gershwin's brother?

Ira Gershwin

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What city and state did George Gershwin live in?

New York

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George Raft is he Jewish or gentile?

No

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When was George Gershwin born?

George Gershwin was born on September 26, 1898.

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What is was george Gershwin's middle name?

He was given the name Jacob Bruskin Gershowitz at birth (born to Morris and Rosa Gershowitz), which he later changed to George Girshwin (no middle name), after he became a professional musician.

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How many musicals has Andrew Lloyd Webber written and composed?

  1. The Likes of Us
  2. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
  3. Jesus Christ Superstar
  4. By Jeeves
  5. Evita
  6. Tell Me on a Sunday
  7. Song & Dance
  8. Cats
  9. Starlight Express
  10. The Phantom of the Opera
  11. Aspects of Love
  12. Sunset Boulevard
  13. Whistle Down the Wind
  14. The Beautiful Game
  15. The Woman in White
  16. Love Never Dies
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What did George Gershwin die of?

A brain tumor on July 11th, 1937.

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What was george gershwins last song?

our love is here to stay

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What was George Gershwin's last hit song?

Our Love is Here to Stay

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Who were George and IRA flop?

Answering "Who were george and IRA flop?Inventors of the Flip-flops
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Did george gershwin have siblings?

Yes

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What genres of music did george gershwin compose for?

he wrote mostly for Broadway

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What is George Glover's middle name?

His middle name was 'Keyworth'; the full name George Keyworth Glover.

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What was George Gershwin's middle name?

He had no middle name, though when he was young he wrote "George M. Gershwin" on a musical notebook, in imitation of George M. Cohan.

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How many seats did the Globe Theatre have?

it had over 3,500 seats and lots of standing places

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How can you find out who holds the copyright for Gershwin songs?

According to http://constitutionalcode.blogspot.com/2005/02/gershwin-copyright.html "Following his premature death in 1937 at age 38, however, the Gershwin family came to control his copyrights".

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'Who is the US's leading composer of symphonic jazz Aaron Copland or george Gershwin?

aaron copland its a tricky question according to U.S. History Review; George Gershwin is considered the leading composer of symphonic jazz! pg.312

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How many seats in Gershwin theater Broadway?

47,000

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What is gershwin music genre?

His works ranges from classical to Broadway, but he is perhaps most known for his jazz melodies.

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Where did George Gershwin grow up?

He was born in Brooklyn, New York on September 26, 1898.

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What are some of George Gershwins career highlights?

Some of George Gershwin's career highlights are creating his songs.

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What was the name of George Gershwin's famous brother who helped him?

Ira

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Did Ira Gershwin have children?

Sadly no, but they did have several nephews and neices.

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How did george gershwin died?

He died at just 38 from a brain tumor.

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Which musicians did George Gershwin work with?

George Gershwin worked with various lyricists as well as musicians and conductors. Here is a list of a few of them, although not necessarily a complete list.

Lyricists: Ira Gershwin, Buddy DeSylva

Musicians: Nora Byrnes, Louise Dresser,

Conductors: Ferde Grofe, Paul Whiteman, Eva Jessye, Pierre Monteux

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