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George Gershwin, 28 March 1937. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Van Vechten Collection,

Full Name: Jacob Gershowitz
Description: Composer, USA
Known For: Known for her songs - "I Got Rythm" - 1931 - "Swanee" - 1917
Instruments: Pianist
Location: United States of America
Web Site: http://www.gershwin.com/
Date Born: 26th September 1898
Location Born: Brooklyn, New York, United States of America
Date Died: 11th July 1937
Location Died: Hollywood, California, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Glioblastoma multiforme
Memorial: He had developed a malignant brain tumor at the age of 38.
Summary: George Girshwin was a composer and pianist who wrote many songs that stand up to any written before or since.
Photo Comments: As the restrictions on this collection expired in 1986, the Library of Congress believes this image is in the public domain. Photo by Carl Van Vechten
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