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IRA GERSHWIN


IRA GERSHWIN


SUMMARY
 
Full Name: Israel Gershowitz
 
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA
Known For: Hit songs "I Got Rhythm", "Embraceable You", "The Man I Love", "Someone to Watch Over Me",
 
Instruments: Piano
Music Styles: Popular
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.gershwin.com/
 
Date Born: 6th December 1896
Location Born: New York City, New York, United States of America
 
Date Died: 17th August 1983
Location Died: Beverly Hills, California, United States of America
Memorial: He died in Beverly Hills, California, and is interred at Westchester Hills Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.
 
Summary: While his younger brother began composing and "plugging" in Tin Pan Alley from the age of eighteen, Ira worked as a cashier in his father's Turkish baths.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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