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Gershwin, Ira 1896-1983

Overview
Works: 4,037 works in 8,158 publications in 6 languages and 86,728 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Poetry  Romance films  Film adaptations  Operas  Romantic comedy films  Filmed operas  Comedy films  Dance films 
Roles: Lyricist, Librettist, Author, Composer, Performer, Musician, Other, Singer, Translator, Creator, Compiler, Arranger, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee, Contributor, Honoree
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 and Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

234 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 5,157 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 )

76 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,165 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( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,352 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
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( )

135 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A star is born by George Cukor( Visual )

24 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drunken waning movie star Norman Maine meets showgirl Esther Blodgett when he literally stumbles into her act one night. A friendship develops which blossoms into romance but tensions increase as Esther's career takes off while Norman's plummets
Shall We Dance by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

46 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A male ballet dancer and a female singer enter into a phony romance to generate publicity for their careers
Funny face( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Cinderella story about an inconspicuous salesgirl who is whisked off to Paris by a group of fashion magazine sophisticates and transformed into a dazzling model with whom the magazine's photographer falls in love
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Visual )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 973 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
Funny face by Stanley Donen( Visual )

54 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Cinderella story about an inconspicuous salesgirl who is whisked off to Paris by a group of fashion magazine sophisticates and transformed into a dazzling model with whom the magazine's photographer falls in love
The complete lyrics of Ira Gershwin by Ira Gershwin( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( Visual )

16 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 938 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 885 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
Porgy & Bess : highlights by George Gershwin( )

21 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gershwin composed part of Porgy and Bess during the summer of 1934, living on an island near Charleston, where the opera takes place
Ten great musicals of the American theatre by Stanley Richards( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 852 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 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A live performance in Paris full of romantic ballads and bossa novas
Ken Burns jazz : the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
George and Ira Gershwin's Girl crazy by George Gershwin( Recording )

38 editions published between 1944 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The country girl by George Seaton( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in New York City in the 1940s, an aging, alcoholic star, desperate for a comeback in a new musical, is supported by his loving wife and by his director, who believes the wife responsible for the actor's downfall
The George and Ira Gershwin songbook by George Gershwin( Recording )

55 editions published between 1954 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Francis, Arthur

Francis Arthur 1896-1983

Gershovitz, Israel 1896-1983

Gershowitz, Israel 1896-1983

Gershvin, Aĭra 1896-1983

Gershvin, Ira 1896-1983

Gershvin, Israel

Gershvin, Israel 1896-1983

Gershwin, Ira

Gershwin, Ira, 1898-1937

Gershwin, Ira Arthur Francis

Gershwin, Israel 1896-1983

Ira Gershwin americký textař

Ira Gershwin Amerikaans schrijver

Ira Gershwin librettista e paroliere statunitense

Ira Gershwin US-amerikanischer Liedtexter und Librettist

Айра Гершвин

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American poetry : the twentieth centuryPorgy and BessA star is bornShall We DanceFunny faceThe complete lyrics of Ira GershwinIra Gershwin : the art of the lyricist