Ira Gershwin – The Floating Soul

December 6, 2016

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In the summer of 1919, Ira Gershwin – whose 120th birthday we celebrate today – was two years away from his first true Broadway success. This came with his lyrics, to the music of composers…

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Remembering George’s first years in Brooklyn

September 26, 2016

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September 26, 2016 marks the 118th anniversary of the birth of George Gershwin, who arrived in the world at the home of his parents at 242 Snediker Avenue in Brooklyn, New York. To mark the occasion,…

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Porgy and Bess in Charleston

June 16, 2016

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The new production of Porgy and Bess, which recently closed at the Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, South Carolina, received widespread coverage from the national press. Favorably reviewed in the New York Times, the production was…

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Welcome to the Gershwin blog!

June 6, 2016

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Today, we begin a new feature on the official George and Ira Gershwin website. This blog is intended to provide up-to-date news and information about current activities in the Gershwin world, as well as features…

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