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About George Gershwin
George Gershwin was an American music composer and pianist.
Works: "Rhapsody in Blue" (orchestral), "An American in Paris" (orchestral), "Porgy and Bess" (opera), "Shall We Dance" (film score).
He wrote operas, film scores, broadway musicals and classical works.
He received a special Pulitzer Prize posthumously in 1998 and a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame the same year, shared with Ira Gershwin. He was nominated for an Academy Award and 2 Grammy Awards, all posthumously.
His Personal Life
He was suffering from a brain tumor and he died at the age of 38, in 1937.
The Gershwin Theatre on Broadway is named after him and his brother, Ira!
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Famous quotes by George Gershwin
Life is a lot like jazz... it's best when you improvise.George Gershwin
George Gershwin's Popularity
George Gershwin was a famous American music composer and pianist, who was born on September 26, 1898. As a person born on this date, George Gershwin is listed in our database as the 29th most popular celebrity for the day (September 26) and the 5th most popular for the year (1898).
People born on September 26 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. George Gershwin is the 722nd most popular Libra.
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