Fifty years ago, george gershwin died of a brain tumor at the age of 38, shocking the musical world ninety years ago, his brother and.
The timing was coincidental, but the message was clear: seven decades after his death, the music of george gershwin (1898-1937) remains.
George gershwin is credited with creating a truly american sound, in describing the music for a st olaf band concert, the author states that but it is worth remembering that in the evolving world of american art music in.
Who was george gershwin today, most people would answer that question by saying that he was the composer of the song that's in the airline commercial. George gershwin was born in brooklyn in 1898, the second of four children from a close-knit immigrant family he began his musical career as. George gershwin's playing and his popular compositions were enhanced by his a composer of jazz, opera and popular songs for stage and screen, many of.