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People/Characters: George Gershwin

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America, I hear you : a story about George Gershwin by Barbara Mitchell
The American musical theatre song encyclopedia by Thomas S. Hischak
American Popular Song: The Great Innovators, 1900-1950 by Alec Wilder
An American Rhapsody: The Story of George Gershwin (Jewish Biography Series) by Paul Kresh
Beyond Uhura: Star Trek and Other Memories by Nichelle Nichols
California Babylon: A Guide to Sites of Scandal, Mayhem, and Celluloid in the Golden State by Kristan Lawson
Cobblestone: Thirty Greatest Americans 2010 January by Cobblestone magazine
The Concert Companion: A Comprehensive Guide to Symphonic Music by Robert Bagar
Ed Wynn's Son by Keenan Wynn
Essays in Biography by Joseph Epstein
Fascinating Rhythm: The Collaboration of George and Ira Gershwin by Deena Rosenberg
Fred Astaire by Fred Astaire
Geniuses of the American Musical Theatre: The Composers and Lyricists by Herbert Keyser
George Gershwin (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Composers) by Mike Venezia
George Gershwin : a bio-bibliography by Norbert Carnovale
George Gershwin : eine Biographie in Bildern, Texten und Dokumenten by Jürgen Schebera
The George Gershwin Reader (Readers on American Musicians) by Robert Wyatt
George Gershwin, his journey to greatness by David Ewen
George Gershwin: American Composer by Catherine Reef
George Gershwin: An Intimate Portrait by Walter Rimler
George Gershwin: His Life and Music by Ean Woodnot in English Common Knowledge
George Gershwin: His Life and Work by Howard Pollack
George Gershwin: Young Composer by Bernice Morgan Bryant
Gershwin by Edward Jablonski
Gershwin and the klezmer by Giora Feidman
Gershwin in His Time by Gregory R. Suriano
Gershwin, his life and music by Charles Schwartz
The Gershwins by Robert Kimball
A history of popular music in America by Sigmund Gottfried Spaeth
The House That George Built: With a Little Help from Irving, Cole, and a Crew of About Fifty by Wilfrid Sheed
Immortal Last Words: History's Most Memorable Dying Remarks, Deathbed Statements and Final Farewells by Terry Breverton
The Lives of the Great Composers by Harold C. Schonberg
Memoirs of an Amnesiac by Oscar Levant
The Memory of All That: The Life of George Gershwin by Joan Peyser
The Music in George's Head: George Gershwin Creates Rhapsody in Blue by Suzanne Slade
Music Lovers' Encyclopedia by Rupert Hughes
Music of the people: a study of popular music in Great Britain by Edward Lee
Musical Comedy in America: From The Black Crook to South Pacific, From The King & I to Sweeney Todd by Cecil Smith
Musicals by Kurt Ganzl
Panorama of American popular music;: The story of our national ballads and folk songs, the songs of Tin Pan Alley, Broadway and Hollywood, New Orleans jazz, swing, and symphonic jazz by David Ewen
Passport to Jewish music : its history, traditions, and culture by Irene Heskes
Passport to Paris by Vernon Duke
The Poets of Tin Pan Alley: A History of America's Great Lyricists by Philip Furia
Puttin' On the Ritz: Fred Astaire and the Fine Art of Panache, A Biography by Peter Levinson
Radio Comedy by Arthur Frank Wertheim
Ten Great American Composers (Collective Biographies) by Carmen Bredeson
Tin Pan Alley: An Encyclopedia of the Golden Age of American Song by David A. Jasen
Tin Pan Alley: The Composers, the Songs, the Performers and Their Times - The Golden Age of American Popular Music from 1886 to 1956 by David A. Jasen
The Warburgs: The Twentieth-Century Odyssey of a Remarkable Jewish Family by Ron Chernow
William McGonagall Meets George Gershwin: A Scottish Fantasy by Spike Milligan

Character description

George Gershin (1898-1937)
was one of the greatest American composers, songwriters, and pianists. His compositions spanned popular and classical genres, and his music is still popular and widely known today. He often collaborated with his older brother Ira Gershwin.

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