George Gershwin

George Gershwin
1898 - 1937

George Gershwin  American Composer


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

George Gershwin had encounters with Simone Simon and Luise Rainer.


American Composer George Gershwin was born Jacob Bruskin Gershowitz on 26th September, 1898 in Brooklyn, New York.City, New York USA and passed away on 11th Jul 1937 Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA 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.

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Dating11 97 years, 9 months 17 years, 7 months 2 months, 1 day
Encounter2 - - -
Total13 97 years, 9 months 14 years, 11 months 2 months, 1 day


First Name George
Last Name Gershwin
Full Name at Birth Jacob Bruskin Gershowitz
Alternative Name George Gershwin, Jacob Gershovitz, Jacob Gershowitz, Jacob Bruskin Gershowitz
Age 38 (age at death) years
Birthday 26th September, 1898
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York.City, New York USA
Died 11th July, 1937
Place of Death Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
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
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Brother Ira Gershwin
Friend Charlie Chaplin, George S. Kaufman, Irving Berlin, Arnold Schoenberg, Moss Hart, Paul Whiteman, Johnny Mercer, Ethel Merman

George Gershwin (; born Jacob Bruskin Gershowitz; September 26, 1898 – July 11, 1937) was an American composer and pianist whose compositions spanned both popular and classical genres. Among his best-known works are the orchestral compositions Rhapsody in Blue (1924) and An American in Paris (1928), the songs "Swanee" (1919) and "Fascinating Rhythm" (1924), the jazz standard "I Got Rhythm" (1930), and the opera Porgy and Bess (1935) which gave birth to the hit "Summertime".

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George Gershwin38 LibraComposer
Paulette Goddard79 GeminiActress
Kitty Carlisle96 VirgoActress
Aileen Pringle94 CancerActress
Kay Swift-
Mary Ellis105 GeminiActress
Fay Wray96 VirgoActress
Helen Shipman83 AquariusActress
Luise Rainer104 CapricornActress
Marilyn Miller37 VirgoActress
Simone Simon94 TaurusActress
Roberta Robinson-
Pauline Heifetz-
Elizabeth Allan80 AriesActress
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gema37gema37Jun 5, 2019

I love his music, will lives forever

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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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