To coincide with the 100th anniversary of George Gershwin's birth, Random House Value Publishing is pleased to publish an original, full-color edition commemorating his life and times. With a foreword by Marvin Hamlisch and an authoritative biographical introduction, here is a newly assembled scrapbook of the composer's life, such as he himself might have kept. It includes reproductions of sheet music, posters, and theater and movie photographs, as well as reviews and articles discussing his musical comedies and concert works. Widely popular as the writer of such great American songs as "I Got Rhythm" and "Someone to Watch Over Me," symphonic works including "Rhapsody in Blue" and "An American in Paris," and the folk opera "Porgy and Bess," Gershwin is undeniably America's most beloved composer.

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ISBN-13: 9780517201985
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/11/1998
Pages: 140
Product dimensions: 8.37(w) x 10.32(h) x 0.73(d)

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