Ira Gershwin


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Noun1.Ira Gershwin - United States lyricist who frequently collaborated with his brother George Gershwin (1896-1983)Ira Gershwin - United States lyricist who frequently collaborated with his brother George Gershwin (1896-1983)
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1983: Ira Gershwin, lyricist to his brother George, died.
1983: Ira Gershwin, lyricist to brother George, died.
McLean was due to be presented with the George and Ira Gershwin Award by the UCLA Student Alumni Association.
|Constanza Ladies Choir are in concert on Friday October 26 at 7.30pm at St Michael's Church Whitchurch Rd Cathays CF14 3JL, featuring the music of George and Ira Gershwin, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Robert Maxwell, Ivor Novello and the Sherman Brothers and others.
Togeth 1983: Ira Gershwin, lyricist to his brother George, died.
And much of that is due to his amazing luck in the late 1970s of getting a dream job cataloging the private recordings of the prolific lyricist Ira Gershwin -- older brother to the great composer George Gershwin.
George and Ira Gershwin wrote some of the most melodic music in the American songbook and this concert is packed with some of their most acclaimed work, including favourites: Rhapsody in Blue, Shall we Dance, Lady be Good, But Not For Me, S'Wonderful, I Got Rhythm, Let's Call the Whole Thing Off, Summertime, A Foggy Day in London Town and They Can't Take That Away From Me.
An evening of Broadway's greatest songs by some of America's most successful Jewish songwriters - songs by Irving Berlin, George & Ira Gershwin, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim and Mel Brooks; including some of the most enduring holiday songs of all time.
Author Michael Owen is a historian of popular music and archivist to the estate of Ira Gershwin. Distributed by Independent Publishers Group.
While in Los Angeles, Feinstein met Ira Gershwin, the famed lyricist and brother of composer George Gershwin (together they composed well-known songs such as "The Man I Love," "Someone to Watch Over Me," "I Got Rhythm" and "They Can't Take That Away from Me").
In the past, his orchestra has tackled MGM musicals, Rodger & Hammerstein and the score to Cole Porter's Kiss Me Kate, but tonight they are celebrating the work of one of the 20th century's most significant songwriting duos, George and Ira Gershwin. Guest singers Julian Ovenden, Louise Dearman and Matthew Ford will be joining them to perform tunes including Fascinatin' Rhythm, They All Laughed and Embraceable You, but it's the orchestra that's in the spotlight for the evocative Rhapsody in Blue Overture and the ballet from An American in Paris.
Additional items include music manuscripts in the hand of George Gershwin and Frederick Loewe, and letters and scripts by Ira Gershwin, Freddy Wittop, and John Kander.