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Gershwin, George

also:

 Gershvin, Jacob  birth name

author, cast, composer, compositore, Komponist, musicisti, orchestrator, piano, composer


born: 26 Sep 1898 Brooklyn, New York / state, USA Source: 1  

born: 26 Aug 1898 New York / city, USA Source: 2  
born: 25 Sep 1898 Source: 3  
born: ------- 1898  

died: 1937  
died: 11 Jul 1937 Hollywood, California / state, USA Source: 1  
died: ------------ Beverley Hills, California / state, USA Source: 2  
died: 11 Jun 1937 Source: 4  

date of Variety obit: 21 Jul 1937  
date of Variety obit: 14 Jul 1937  

perf: 1932 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  
perf: 1945 Bologna, Italy  
perf: 1945-1946 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  
perf: 1945-1946 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  
perf: 1945 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  
perf: 1946-1947 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  
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perf: 1949-1950 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  
perf: 1950-1951 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  
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perf: 1953-1954 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  
perf: 1955-1956 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  
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perf: 1958-1959 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  
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perf: 1962-1963 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  
perf: 1967-1968 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  
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perf: 1983 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  
perf: 1984-1985 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  
perf: 1984 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  
perf: 1987 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  
perf: 1987 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  
perf: 1991 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  
perf: 1991 Venezia, Italy (La Fenici)  

The Music Sack has 805 items with information about George Gershwin
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 2001

Index

p. 243-264 In:
Klein, Axel
Irish classical recordings
A discography of Irish art music
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2001, 264 p.

Number of People : 1,228


 2000

Indice de Autores e Intepretes

p. 321-356 In:
Miranda, Francisco Alia
La musica en la radio : radio Ciudad Real EAJ 65 y sus discos de pizarra
Coordinador: Francisco Alia Miranda
Cuenca: Ediciones de la Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, 2000, 378 p.

Number of People : 2,443


 1999

Personenindex

p. 482-514 In:
Rauhaut, Birgit
Rauhut, Michael
Amiga : die Diskographie aller Rock- und Pop-Produktionen 1964-1990; mit uber 1500 teilweise farbigen Abbildungen
Berlin: Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf, 1999, 575 p.

Number of People : 3,286


 1999

Indice Dei Nomi

p. 485-503 In:
Castaldo, Gino
Liperi, Felice
Storia della canzone Italiana
Introduzione di Gino Castaldo
Roma: RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana, 1999, 543 p.

Number of People : 1,539


 1998

Index

The above item is part of :
Larkin, Colin
The encyclopedia of popular music
Third edition
New York: Macmillan, 1998, 8 v.

Number of People : 43,747


 1996

Mancuso, Chuck
Popular music and the underground
Foundations of jazz, blues, country, and rock, 1900-1950
Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 1996, 626 p.

Number of People : 288


 1996

[Index of Names]

The above item is part of :
Bloom, Ken
American song
The complete musical theater companion: 1877-1995. Volume 2: T-Z and indexes
Second edition
New York: Schirmer Books, 1996, 2093 p.

Number of People : 24,881


 1996

Karolyi, Otto
Modern American music from Charles Ives to the minimalists
London: Cygnus Arts, 1996, 143 p.

Number of People : 25


 1995

Broadbent, Terry
Broadbent, Marguerite
The melody lingers on
By Marguerite and Terry Broadbent
Wilmslow, Cheshire: North West Player Piano Association, 1995, 192 p.

Number of People : 10


 1995

Schatt, Peter W.
Jazz in der Kunstmusik : Studien zur Funktion afro-amerikanischer Musik in Kompositionen des 20. Jahrhunderts
Kassel: Gustav Bosse Verlag, 1995, 228 p.

Number of People : 14


 1995

Peysen, Joan
Babbitt, Milton
Tureck, Rosalyn
The music of my time
Foreword by Milton Babbitt and Rosalyn Tureck
London: Kahn & Averill, 1995, 474 p.

Number of People : 44


 1995

Forte, Allen
The American popular ballad of the golden era 1924-1950
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1995, 366 p.

Number of People : 24


 1995

Personregister

p. 332-355 In:
Schepelern, Gerhard
Operaens historie i Danmark 1634-1975
Kobenhaven: Rosinante, 1995, 366 p.

Number of People : 1,121


 1995

Struble, John Warthen
The history of American classical music : MacDowell through Minimalism
By John Warthen Struble
Facts on File, 1995, 444 p.

Number of People : 74


 1994

Starr, Lawrence
Ives, Gershwin, and Copland : Reflections on the Strange History of American Art Music
American Music, 12-2, 1994, p. 167-187

Number of People : 3


 1994

Rubiner, Julia M.
Contemporary musicians volume 11
Edited by Julia M. Rubiner
Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1994, 316 p.

Number of People : 62


 1993

More untimely deaths

p. 285 In:
Wheaton, Roma
Three steps to heaven : untimely deaths in the music world
London: Warner Books, 1993, 302 p.

Number of People : 37


 1993

Artist Index

The above item is part of :
Ruppli, Michel
Novitsky, Ed
The Mercury labels : a discography
Compiled by Michel Ruppli and Ed Novitsky
Vol. V: record and artist indexes
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1993, 882 p.

Number of People : 9,175


 1993

Holmes, John L.
Conductors on composers
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1993, 272 p.

Number of People : 70


 1993

Crawford, Richard
The American musical landscape
Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1993

Number of People : 4


 1992

Dorough, Prince
Popular-music culture in America
New York: Ardsley House Publishers Inc., c1992, 352 p.

Number of People : 96


 1992

Suskin, Steven
Show tunes 1905-1991
The songs, shows and careers of broadway's major composers
New York: Limelight Editions, 1992

Number of People : 30


 1992

Sparrer, Walter-Wolfgang
Heister, Hanns-Werner
Komponisten der Gegenwart
Edition Text+Kritik
Herausgegeben von Hanns-Werner Heister und Walter-Wolfgang Sparrer
1992

Number of People : 466


 1992

Borroff, Edith
Clark, J. Bunker
American opera : a checklist
By Edith Borroff
Edited by J. Bunker Clark
Detroit: Harmonie Park Press, 1992, 334 p.

Number of People : 2,319


 1992

Indice Dei Nomi

p. 487-570 In:
Rossi, Franco
Girardi, Michele
Il teatro la Fenici : chronologia degli spettacoli 1938-1991
Venezia: Albrizzi Editore, 1992, 650 p.

Number of People : 11,539


 1992 Source: 4

Larkin, Colin
The Guinness encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Colin Larkin
Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Publishing, 1992, 4V p.

Number of People : 5,680

More Details : (1 Section)


 1991

Horricks, Raymond
Profiles in jazz : From Sidney Bechet to John Coltrane
London: Transactio Publishers, 1991, 267 p.

Number of People : 35


 1991

Naura, Michael
Jazz-Toccata : Ansichten und Attacken
Hamburg: Rowolt, 1991, 243 p.

Number of People : 27

More Details : (1 Section)


 1991

Bierley, Paul E.
Rehrig, William H.
The heritage encyclopedia of band music : composers and their music
Edited by Paul E. Bierley
William H. Rehrig
Westerville, Ohio: Integrity Press, 1991

Number of People : 8,916


 1990

Holmes, John L.
Composers on composers
New York: Greenwood Press, 1990, 189 p.

Number of People : 85


 1990

O'Shea, John
Music & medicine : medical profiles of great composers
London: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1990, 238 p.

Number of People : 19


 1990

Rust, Brian
Cliffe, Peter
Fascinating rhythm
Foreword by Brian Rust
Baldock, Hertfordshire: Egon Publishers Ltd, 1990, 282 p.

Number of People : 248


 1989

Performer Index : Conductors

p. 547-557 In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews 1984-1987 : based on material ... 1984 AND 1987
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1989, 639 p.

Number of People : 20,297


 1989

Green, Benny
Let's face the music
The golden age of popular song
London: Pavilion / Michael Joseph, 1989, 233 p.

Number of People : 12


 1989

Indice Dei Nomi

p. 401-440 In:
Girardi, Michele
Rossi, Franco
Il teatro la Fenici : chronologia degli spettacoli 1792-1936
Venezia: Albrizzi Editore, 1989, 491 p.

Number of People : 5,626


 1989

Sonti, Piero
Repertorio di musica Sinfonica : gli autori, le composizioni dal seicento a oggi
Ricordi, 1989

Number of People : 201


 1989

Wyatt, Robert
The Seven Jazz Preludes of George Gershawin
A Historical Narrative
American Music, 07-1, 1989, p. 68-85

Number of People : 1


 1989

Clarke, Donald
The Penguin encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Donald Clarke
London: Viking, 1989, 1378 p.

Number of People : 4,498


 1988

Triggiani, Giuseppe
Mannino, Franco
Il melodramma nel mondo 1597-1987
Prefazione di Franco Mannino
Bari: Levante Editori-Bari, 1988, 378 p.

Number of People : 216


 1988

Suppan, Wolfgang
Lexikon des Blasmusikwesens
3. Auflage des Lexikons des Blasmusikwesens
Herausgegeben in Verbindung mit dem Bund Deutscher Blasmusikverbande
Freiburg-Tiengen: Blasmusikverlag Schulz, 1988, 386 p.

Number of People : 2,925


 1987

Ewen, David
American songwriters. An H.W. Wilson biographical dictionary
New York: H. W. Wilson Company, 1987

Number of People : 135


 1987

Indice Dei Nomi

p. 296-362 In:
Trezzini, Lamberto
Due secoli di vita musicale storia del teatro comunale di Bologna
Seconda edizione
A cura di Lamberto Trezzini
Nuova Alfa Editoriale, 1987, 362 p.

Number of People : 4,845


 1986

Starr, Lawrence
Gershwin's "Bess, you is my woman now"
The sophistication and subtlety of a great tune.
The Musical Quarterly. 72 (1986), S. 429-448.
       Mit 5 Notenbeisp.

Number of People : 1


 1986

Suskin, Steven
Show tunes 1905-1985
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1986

Number of People : 30


 1986

Whitburn, Joel
Joel Whitburn's Pop memories 1890-1954
The history of American popular music compiled form America's popular music charts 1890-1954
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc., 1986, 657 p.

Number of People : 1,376


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1986

Goldberg, Isaac
What's Jewish in Gershwin's Music
B'nai B'rith Magazine (Apr 1986), 226-7, 247.
       Note: Goldberg alludes to Jewish elements in Gershwin's music.

Number of People : 1


 1986

Lyman, Darryl
Great jews in music
New York: Jonathan David Publishers, Inc., 1986

Number of People : 573


 1986

Starr, Lawrence
Bess, You is My Woman Now'
The Sophistication and Subtlety of a Great Time.
Musical Quarterly, 72, no. 4 (1986): 429-448.
       musical examples

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1986

Hemming, Roy
The melody lingers on
The great songwriters and their move musicals
New York: Newmarket Press, 1986

Number of People : 16


 1985

Knight, Ellen Elizabeth
Charles Martin Loeffler and George Gershwin
A Forgotten Friendship
American Music, 03-4, 1985, p. 452-459

Number of People : 2


 1985

Shirley, Wayne D.
Scoring the Concerto in F : George Gershwin's First Orchestration
American Music, 03-3, 1985, p. 277-298

Number of People : 1


 1985

Conrad, Jon Alan
Style and Structure in Songs by George Gershwin, Published 1924-1938.
Indiana. 1985. Ph.D. 302 p.
  - Dissertation Abstracts International: 46-3528A

Number of People : 1


 1985

Wescott, Steven D.
A comprehensive bibliography of music for film and television
Compiled by Steven D. Wescott
Detroit: Information Coordinatores, 1985, 432 p.

Number of People : 161


 1985

Wilson, Lyle G.
A dictionary of pianists
London: Robert Hale, 1985

Number of People : 2,597


 1985

Londieux, Jean-Marie
Music for saxophone
Vol. II: general repertoire of music and educational literature for the saxophone
Cherry Hill: Roncorp Publications, 1985

Number of People : 2,020


 1985

Conrad, Jon Alan
Style and structure in songs by George Gershwin, published 1924-1938
Indiana (Bloomington). 1985. dissertation.

Number of People : 1


 1985

Rorem, Ned
Living with Gershwin.
Opera News, 49 (March 16, 1985): 10-14.

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1985

Performer Index : Instrumentalits

p. 715-745 In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews 1978-1983 : based on material ...
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1985, 873 p.

Number of People : 4,398


 1985

Schneider, Wayne Joseph
George Gershwin's political operettas "Of thee I sing" (1931) and "Ler 'em ear cake" (1933), and their role in Gershwin's musical and emotional maturing
Cornell. 1985. dissertation.

Number of People : 1


 1984

Machlis, Joseph
[George Gershwin]
The Enjoyment of Music. 5th Ed.
New York: W. W. Norton, 1984.
p. 544-548
       musical examples

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1984

Butterworth, Neil
A dictionary of American composers
New York: Garland, 1984

Number of People : 525


 1984

Traubner, Richard
Operetta : a theatrical history
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1984

Number of People : 103


 1984

Gilbert, Steven E.
Gershwin's Art of Counterpoint.
Musical Quarterly, 70, no. 4 (1984): 423456.
       musical examples

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1984

Rimler, Walter
Not fade away.
A comparison of jazz age with rock era pop song composers
Ann Arbor, Mich: Pierian Press, 1984

Number of People : 17


 1984

Starr, Lawrence
Toward a Reevaluation of Gershwin's Porgy and Bess
American Music, 02-2, 1984, p. 25-37

Number of People : 1


 1984

Sava, Iosif
Iubiti muzica secolului 20 : fise, eseuri, conspecte
Bucuresti: Editura Albatros, 1984, 301 p.

Number of People : 14


 1984

Gilbert, Steven E.
Gershwin's art of counterpoint.
The Musical Quarterly. 70 (1984), S. 423-456.
       Mit 18 Notenbeisp.

Number of People : 1


 1983

White, Mark
You must remember this ... : popular songwriters 1900-1980
London: Frederick Warner, 1983

Number of People : 137


 1983

Lobalbo, Anthony Charles
A performance guide to selected piano music of George Gershwin
New York. 1983. dissertation.

Number of People : 1


 1983

Schwinger, Wolfram
Gershwin : eine Biographie.
Genehmigte Taschenbuchausg.
Munchen: Goldmann; Mainz: Schott 1983. 268 S.
       Mit Ill. u. Noten.
      (Series: Goldmann; 33069: Goldmann Schott)

Number of People : 1


 1983

Musicals

p. 632 In:
Schumann, Otto
Der grosse Opern- und Operettenfuhrer
Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen's Verlag, 1983

Number of People : 12


 1982

Anderson, E. Ruth
Contemporary American composers
A biographical dictionary
Second edition
Compiled by E. Ruth Anderson
Boston: G. K. Hall, 1982, 578 p.

Number of People : 3,986


 1982

Shirley, Wayne D.
The "trial orchestration" of Gershwin's "Concerto in F"
Notes. 39 (1982/83), S. 570-579.

Number of People : 1


 1982

Kanter, Kenneth Aaron
The jews on Tin Pan Alley
New York: Ktav Publishing House, 1982, 226 p.
       Note: The jewish contribution to American popular music 1830-1940

Number of People : 12


 1982

Holmes, John L.
Conductors on record
London: Victor Gollancz, 1982, 734 p.

Number of People : 1,800


 1982

Kydrynski, Lucjan
Gershwin
Wyd. 4
Krakow: PWM 1982. 172 S.
       Mit Taf., Abb., Notenbeisp. u. Werkverz.
      (Series: Monografie Popularne)

Number of People : 1


 1982

Goldberg, Isaac
Gebrudder Gershwin
Vanity Fair (June 1982), 46-7, 62.

Number of People : 1


 1981

Kydrynski, Lucjan
Gershwin dzisiaj. (Gershwin heute)
Jazz. 1981, Nr. 6, S. 7-9.
       Mit Abb. u. Notenbeisp.

Number of People : 1


 1981

Ewen, David
Composers since 1900
A biographical and critical guide
First supplement
Compiled and edited by David Ewen
New York: H. W. Wilson Company, 1981, 328 p.

Number of People : 219


 1981

Lipmann, Eric
L'Amerique de George Gershwin.
Paris: Messine 1981. 223 S.
       Mit Ill.

Number of People : 1


 1980

Performer Index : Instrumentalists

p. 311-366 In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Vol. 5: indexes
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1980, 664 p.

Number of People : 6,053


 1980

Green, Stanley
Taylor, Deems
The world of musical comedy.
The story of the American musical stage. As told through the careers of its foremost composers and lyricist.
Foreword by Deems Taylor
San Diego: A. S. Barnes, 1980, 391 p.

Number of People : 69


 1980 Source: 1

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1980

Comuzio, Ermanno
Film music lexicon
Amministrazione Provinciale di Pavia, 1980

Number of People : 570


 1980

Mordden, Ethan
A guide to orchestral music
The handbook for non-musicians
New York: Oxford University Press, 1980

Number of People : 92


 1980

Press, Jaques Cattell
ASCAP biographical dictionary of composers, authors and publishers
Fourth edition
Compiled for the American Society of Composers, Authors and publishers by Jaques Cattell Press
New York: R. R. Bowker, 1980, 589 p.

Number of People : 8,161


 1980

Performer Index : Conductors

p. 417-446 In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Vol. 5: indexes
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1980, 664 p.

Number of People : 2,281


 1980

Index

The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


 1980

Volynskij, E.I.
Georg Gershwin, 1898-1937.
Leningrad: Muzyka 1980. 93 S.
       Note: Popularnaja monografija

Number of People : 1


 1979

Wagner, Renata
Neuer opern Fuhrer : Liederspiel-Oper-Operette-Musical
Vienna: Prisma Verlag, 1979

Number of People : 137


 1979 Source: 2

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


 1979

Smith, Norman
Band music notes
Revised edition
San Diego, California: Niel A. Kjos, Jr., 1979

Number of People : 262


 1979 Source: 3

Lacombe, Alain
Rocle, Claude
La musique du film
[par] Alain Lacombe et Claude Rocle
Paris: Editions Francis van der Velde, 1979, 516 p.

Number of People : 312


 1979

Crawford, Richard
Gershwin's reputation : a note on "Porgy and Bess"
The Musical Quarterly. 65 (1979), S. 257-264.

Number of People : 1


 1979

Baker, Bob
George and Ira Gershwin.
Film Dope (London), No. 19 (Dec. 1979), p. 20-24.
       Note: includes an extensive filmography of songs and lyrics.

Number of People : 1


 1978

After Tin Pan Alley

p. 91 In:
Ager, Milton
Craig, Warren
Sweet and lowdown : America's popular song writers
By Warren Craig
With a foreword by Milton Ager
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1978

Number of People : 105


 1977

Gauthier, Andre
Gershwin (George Gershwin, span.)
Madrid: Espasa-Calpe 1977. 125 S.
       Mit Ill.
      (Series: Musicos de Nuestro Tiempo)
       Trad. del frances.

Number of People : 1


 1977

Scott, Michael
The record of singing
London: Gerald Duckworth, 1977

Number of People : 212


 1977

Stieger, Franz
Opernlexikon
Teil II: Komponisten
Tutzing: Hans Schneider, 1977

Number of People : 9,633


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