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Gershwin, Ira 1896-1983

Overview
Works: 3,229 works in 7,140 publications in 8 languages and 68,529 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Popular music  Jazz vocals  History  Television programs  Humor  Operas  Fiction  Interviews 
Roles: Lyricist, Librettist, Composer, Musician, Performer, Other, Translator, Creator, Arranger, Bibliographic antecedent, Collaborator, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Ira Gershwin
Porgy & Bess by George Gershwin ( Recording )
208 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The first complete recording of the opera based on Gershwin's original score, restoring the material cut by Gershwin during rehearsals for the New York premiere in 1935, was made by the Cleveland Orchestra under Lorin Maazel in 1976, in time for the U.S. Bicentennial"-Wikipedia (Feb 2007)
An American in Paris by Vincente Minnelli ( Visual )
57 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk
American poetry : the twentieth century by The Library of America ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Funny face by Stanley Donen ( Visual )
54 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A "musical about Paris, the world of high fashion, photography and models--and love."
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin ( )
124 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 1,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shall we dance by Mark Sandrich ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A male ballet dancer and a female singer enter into a phony romance to generate publicity for their careers
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of the Glyndebourne Festival Opera stage production of the Gershwins' classic musical drama Porgy and Bess, which portrays the lives of the occupants of Catfish Row. The television production was shot using the recording made of the 1989 production for its soundtrack
A star is born by George Cukor ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a band singer is discovered and guided to heights of show-business success by an alcoholic ex-matinee idol, she performs one superb song after another in a production that exhilarates with its craft and style even as its story moves toward a heartbreaking finale
The complete lyrics of Ira Gershwin by Ira Gershwin ( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On stage Josh and Dinah Barkley are the perfect Broadway singing-and-dancing duo, but off stage they bicker constantly. A handsome French playright entices Dinah into leaving musicals to star in his somber drama. Confusion and comedy prevail as Josh impersonates the Frenchman in order to woo his wife back to the dance floor and into his arms
Duets by Tony Bennett ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Legendary crooner Tony Bennett returns with a new collection of superstar duets that includes collaborations with Carrie Underwood, Josh Groban, and Lady Gaga. Duets II also includes Bennett and Amy Winehouse performing Body and Soul
Crazy for you the new Gershwin musical comedy : original Broadway cast recording by George Gershwin ( Recording )
28 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crazy for you: Musical comedy based on songs of Girl crazy. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Lyrics on several occasions; a selection of stage & screen lyrics by Ira Gershwin ( Book )
35 editions published between 1959 and 1998 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The country girl by George Seaton ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and French and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Elgin is an alcoholic actor and singer who gets a second change at stardom. His long suffering wife, Georgie, and their marriage is put to the test. Frank is desperate to make a come back and Bernie Dodd is the hotshot Broadway director in need of a "name" star for his new stage production. Georgie is both weary of her husband's weaknesses and Dodd's motives. When Georgie appears to be dragging Frank down, Bernie tries to force her to leave
The best of the song books by Ella Fitzgerald ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Of thee I sing ; Let 'em eat cake by George Gershwin ( Recording )
22 editions published between 1932 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cover girl by Charles Vidor ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dancer in a Brooklyn night club catches the eye of a magazine publisher, who sees in her potential as a future cover girl
Of thee I sing, a musical play by George S Kaufman ( Book )
17 editions published between 1932 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Smithsonian Institution Theatre-On-The-Mall, Musical Theatre presents "Of Thee I Sing," by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, music and lyrics by Ira and George Gershwin, directed by James R. Morris, sets and lighting by Richard Lusher, choreography by Jimmy Mack, costume director Jane Stanhope, musical director and conductor Robert Schaaf, choral direction by Leann Hillmer, orchestra manager and contractor Joseph Williams. Theatre-On-The-Mall, Smithsonian Institution produced by the Division of Performing Arts
Love's labour's lost a romantic musical comedy by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The handsome young King of Navarre and his three friends -- Berowne, Longaville, and Dumaine -- make a pledge to retreat for three years to study literature and art, depriving themselves of all comforts, including the company of women, for the duration. The pledge survives intact for exactly as long as it takes the beautiful Princess of France and her three friends -- Rosaline, Maria, and Katherine -- to travel to Navarre on a diplomatic mission from her father. Shakespeare purists will probably be horrified that Branagh has juxtaposed the Bard with classics by Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, and George and Ira Gershwin, in a loving homage to the great musicals of the '30s. He has also thrown in every cliché of said musicals, reviving the abandoned genre with 90 minutes of elaborately staged flossy, frothy, campy, cotton-candy fun
The New York Times Gershwin years in song by George Gershwin ( )
4 editions published in 1973 in 3 languages and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Ajra.
Francis, Arthur.
Francis, Arthur, 1896-1983
Gershovitz, Israel, 1896-1983
Gershowitz, Israel.
Gershowitz, Israel 1896-1983
Gershvin, Aĭra, 1896-1983
Gershvin, Ira 1896-1983
Gershvin, Israel.
Gershvin, Israel, 1896-1983
Gershwin, I.
Gershwin, Ira Arthur Francis
Gershwin, Israel, 1896-1983
Languages
English (654)
German (9)
French (7)
Spanish (5)
Multiple languages (2)
Japanese (1)
Italian (1)
Dutch (1)
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