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Summertime: George Gershwin's Life in Music

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New York City native and gifted pianist George Gershwin blossomed as an accompanist before his talent as a songwriter opened the way to Broadway, where he fashioned his own brand of American music. He composed a long run of musical comedies, many with his brother Ira as lyricist, but his aspirations reached beyond commercial success.


A lifetime learner, Gershwin was able to
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Hardcover, 560 pages
Published September 3rd 2019 by W. W. Norton Company
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Very well written. Reading a biography can sometimes be challenging. Summertime was not. Makes me want to go out and get his music. Recommend
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