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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This epic Broadway-type ballet is a tribute to the classic American Music of George and Ira Gershwin and the golden age of Hollywood.
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.
1983: Ira Gershwin, lyricist to his brother George, died.
Author Michael Owen is a historian of popular music and archivist to the estate of Ira Gershwin.
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.
There are also in-depth profiles revealing fascinating facts about legendary composers, lyricists, choreographers, producers, directors like George and Ira Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, Bob Fosse, Harold Prince, Fred Astaire and more.
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.
It's weird pitting the George and Ira Gershwin classic against a brand-spanking-new work, but because the musical film was given new life in a theatre production by emphasizing life in postwar Paris, it was not barred from Tony eligibility.
CREDITS: A presentation, by special arrangement with Elephant Eye Theatrical & Pittsburgh CLO and Theatre du Chatelet, of a musical in two acts with music by George Gershwin, LYRICS BY Ira Gershwin, BOOK BY Craig Lucas, inspired by the 1951 MGM movie.
Hitting it off quite nicely, the two decided to do more of the same, this time hoping to introduce the works of George and Ira Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern and the likes to a younger generation.
Sing the Songs of George & Ira Gershwin, Volume 1 of Singer's Choice