Gershwin, George (ne Gershvin, George) 26.sep.1898-11.jul.1937 USA NY, New York Brooklyn - California, Los Angeles Hollywood (brain tumor)
pianist, from birth he was named George Gershvin and by 1917 he had changed the name to Gershwin, on his birth certificate he is named Jacob Gershwine but these names do not appear in any documentation before 1922, only after 1922 he used the name Jacob Gershwine ; son of shoemaker/restaurateur Moishe Gershvin (Russia, St Petersburg 1/15.jan.1872-14.may.1932 New York ; 14.aug.1890 emigrated to the USA, 15.jan.1898 naturalized as Morris Gershvin and by 1917 using the spelling Gershwin) and Rose Brushkin (Russia, St Petersburg nov.1875-15.dec.1948 New York) who married 21.jul.1895 in Manhattan ; brother of Ira Gershwin (Brooklyn 6.dec.1896-) and Arthur Gershwin (Brooklyn 14.mar.1900-20.nov.1981 Manhattan)

Title Parts

Rhapsody in blue. 1924
Second rhapsody for piano and orchestra. 1931
Piano concerto in F in 3 parts
Porgy and Bess. Opera. Boston 1935
highlights: Original New York cast recording. 1937
complete: Jonathan Lemalu bt, Isabelle Kabatu s (for Measha Brueggergosman), Angela Renee Simpson s, Michael Forest t, Gregg Baker bt, Bibiana Nwobilo s, Roberta Alexander s, Arnold Schonberg Choir, Chamber Orchestra of Europe / Nikolaus Harnoncourt
45 minutes of highlights ao :
- Summertime
- I got plenty of nothing
- Bess you is my woman now
- And I loves you Porgy
- My man's gone now
- There's a boat that's leaving soon for New York
Suite Porgy and Bess, a symphonic picture
An American in Paris. Symphony orchestra
[] An American in Paris. Musical film Our love is here to stay. Soprano and piano
[] Shall we dance. Songs for the film.1936 Promenade "Walking the dog"
[] Goldwin follies. Songs for the film Love walked in
I got rhytm. Variations for piano and orchestra
Theme from musical show Girl Crazy

A lullaby. Orchestra or stringquartet
Cuban overture. Orchestra
Sleepless night. 1936
For Lily Pons. Melody no79
3 Preludes for piano. 1926 1 - in B flat
2 - in c sharp
3 - in E flat
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