Born: September 26 1898 in New York City, New York, USA
Died: July 11 1937 in Los Angeles, California, USA
Interesting Facts about George Gershwin:
– He only went to school until he was 15 years old.
– He also learned how to paint and was quite good at it.
– He was friends with another famous composer, Arnold Schoenberg.
– His famous opera, Porgy and Bess, was a flop when it was first performed in 1935.
– His brother, Ira, wrote the text for many of George’s musicals.
Rhapsody in Blue
An American in Paris
Piano Concerto in F Major
Porgy and Bess