Saturday, September 26, 2009

September 26 Birthday: George Gershwin

George Gershwin, composer
Sept. 26,1898-July 11, 1937

Lives of the Musicians: Good Times, Bad Times (and What the Neighbors Thought) by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt (Harcourt, 1993)

Gershwin wrote Broadway show tunes galore. Thanks, George (and your brother, Ira, too,) for Rhapsody in Blue, Swanee, I Got Rhythm and more.

Visit the Official Web site of George and Ira Gershwin.