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Author Schwartz, Charles.

Title Gershwin, his life and music / Charles Schwartz.

Publication Info. New York : Bobbs-Merrill Co., [1973]


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 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  780.92 G32G 1    Check Shelf
 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  780.92 GERSHWIN    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  780.924 Q SCHWARTZ    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  780.92 GERSHWIN S    Check Shelf
Description [12] 428 pages : illustrations, facsimile, photographs ; 26 cm
Note "Compositions by George Gershwin": p. 335-352.
Bibliography "A selected George Gershwin discography": pages 353-365.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-393).
Summary A penetrating portrait of the celebrated American composer that traces his creative development against a background of his personal relationships.
Contents Family background -- Boyhood years -- The young professional -- Onward and upward -- Jazz and the concert hall -- Success personified -- The perennial troubadour -- Collector and painter -- European holiday -- The American "Frenchman" -- On the podium -- "Ladies' man" -- Hollywood muse -- Latin from Manhattan -- In analysis -- Porgy and Bess -- The final curtain.
Subject Gershwin, George, 1898-1937.
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937 (OCoLC)fst00039051
ISBN 0672516624
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