George Gershwin

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1898 - 1937

George Gershwin  American Composer


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George Gershwin passed away on 11th Jul 1937 aged 38.


George Gershwin was in relationships with Paulette Goddard (1937), Kitty Carlisle (1936), Aileen Pringle (1930 - 1931), Kay Swift (1927 - 1937), Mary Ellis (1924), Elizabeth Allan, Fay Wray, Helen Shipman, Marilyn Miller, Roberta Robinson and Pauline Heifetz.

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American Composer George Gershwin was born Jacob Gershowitz on 26th September, 1898 in Brooklyn, New York. and passed away on 11th Jul 1937 L.A. California aged 38. He is most remembered for Rhapsody in Blue (1924) and An American in Paris (1928), as well as the opera Porgy and Bess (1935). His zodiac sign is Libra.

George Gershwin is a member of the following lists: American opera composers, Jazz-influenced classical composers and Male film score composers.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating11 93 years, 10 months 17 years, 9 months 2 months, 1 day
Encounter2 - - -
Total13 93 years, 10 months 14 years, 2 months 2 months, 1 day


First Name George
Last Name Gershwin
Full Name at Birth Jacob Gershowitz
Age 38 (age at death) years
Birthday 26th September, 1898
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York.
Died 11th July, 1937
Place of Death L.A. California
Cause of Death Brain Tumor
Height 5' 10½" (179 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Composer, singer
Occupation Composer
Claim to Fame Rhapsody in Blue (1924) and An American in Paris (1928), as well as the opera Porgy and Bess (1935)
Music Genre Stage & Screen, Piano, Classical Music Entry
Year(s) Active 1916–37
Music Style Stage & Screen, Vocal, Show Tunes, Popular Music Entry, Cast Recordings, Standards, Traditional Pop, Tin Pan Alley Pop, Modern Composition, Classical, Avant-Garde
Music Mood Elegant, Sophisticated, Refined/Mannered, Whimsical, Literate, Theatrical, Playful, Stylish, Amiable/Good-Natured, Dramatic
Instrument Piano, Composer
Brother Ira Gershwin
Friend Charlie Chaplin, George S. Kaufman, Irving Berlin, Arnold Schoenberg, Moss Hart, Paul Whiteman, Johnny Mercer, Ethel Merman

George Gershwin (/ˈɡɜrʃ.wɪn/; September 26, 1898 –
July 11, 1937) was an American composer and pianist. Gershwin's compositions spanned both popular and classical genres, and his most popular melodies are widely known. Among his best-known works are the orchestral compositions Rhapsody in Blue (1924) and An American in Paris (1928) as well as the opera Porgy and Bess (1935).

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George Gershwin38 LibraComposer
Paulette Goddard79 GeminiActress
Kitty Carlisle96 VirgoActress
Aileen Pringle94 CancerActress
Kay Swift-
Mary Ellis105 GeminiActress
Elizabeth Allan82 AriesActress
Fay Wray96 VirgoActress
Helen Shipman83 AquariusActress
Luise Rainer104 CapricornActress
Marilyn Miller37 VirgoActress
Simone Simon93 TaurusActress
Roberta Robinson-
Pauline Heifetz-
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TeachJan 28, 2011

As a child I remember going to a Gershwin concert with Leonard Bernstein conducting. It was the nearest thing to heaven I have ever heard. Teach

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