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Gershwin, Ira 1896-1983

Overview
Works: 4,037 works in 7,671 publications in 6 languages and 76,064 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Romance films  Fiction  Dance films  Show business films  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Lyricist, Librettist, Author, Composer, Musician, Performer, Other, Translator, Creator, Arranger, Compiler, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Ira Gershwin
 
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Most widely held works by Ira Gershwin
Porgy & Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

195 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,884 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 George Gershwin( Visual )

60 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,039 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 E. E Cummings( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,350 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 )

43 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "musical about Paris, the world of high fashion, photography and models--and love."
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( )

133 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shall we dance by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

40 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,505 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 )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 1,490 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 English and German and held by 1,067 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 )

14 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( Visual )

15 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josh and Dinah Barkley are a successful (though argumentative) musical-comedy team, yet Dinah chafes as Galatea to her husband's Pygmalion. When serious playwright Jacques Barredout envisions her as a great dramatic actress, Dinah is not hard to persuade
Duets by Tony Bennett( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 925 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
Ten great musicals of the American theatre by Stanley Richards( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the librettos: Of thee I sing, Porgy and Bess, One touch of Venus, Brigadoon, Kiss me Kate, West Side story, Gypsy, Fiddler on the roof, 1776, and Company
Live in Paris by Diana Krall( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George and Ira Gershwin's Girl crazy by George Gershwin( Recording )

33 editions published between 1952 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porgy & Bess highlights by George Gershwin( )

20 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lyrics on several occasions; a selection of stage & screen lyrics by Ira Gershwin( Book )

36 editions published between 1959 and 1998 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The country girl by George Seaton( Visual )

5 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in English and held by 705 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
Of thee I sing ; Let 'em eat cake by George Gershwin( Recording )

30 editions published between 1932 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crazy for you the new Gershwin musical comedy : original Broadway cast recording by George Gershwin( Recording )

27 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The George and Ira Gershwin songbook by George Gershwin( Recording )

37 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon Jazz Collection
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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

Ira Gershwin americk textař

Ira Gershwin Amerikaans schrijver

Ira Gershwin librettista e paroliere statunitense

Ira Gershwin US-amerikanischer Liedtexter und Librettist

Айра Гершвин

איירה גרשווין

גרשוין, אירה

ایرا گرشوین

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აირა გერშვინი

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American poetry : the twentieth centuryFunny facePorgy and BessShall we danceA star is bornThe complete lyrics of Ira GershwinLyrics on several occasions; a selection of stage & screen lyrics