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Ira Gershwin

Ira Gershwin
Born: Dec 6, 1896 in New York, NY
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Died: Aug 17, 1983 in Beverly Hills, CA
Genre: Other, Pop/Rock, Classical
Biography: Songwriter, known for his collaborations with his brother, George Gershwin. The two wrote hit songs for such musicals as Porgy and Bess, Ziegfeld Follies and Lady Be Good. Many of his songs have been performed by acting/dancing legends Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers and Chet Baker.

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