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Gershwin, Ira 1896-1983

Overview
Works: 4,171 works in 8,093 publications in 6 languages and 86,014 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Romance films  Comedy films  Poetry  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Show business films  Filmed operas 
Roles: Lyricist, Librettist, Author, Composer, Musician, Performer, Other, Translator, Creator, Arranger, Compiler, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Ira Gershwin
Publications by Ira Gershwin
Publications by Ira Gershwin, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Ira Gershwin
 
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Most widely held works by Ira Gershwin
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Sound Recording )
206 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,401 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( visu )
84 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,099 libraries worldwide
An ex-GI loves Paris and loves even more an alluring, but engaged, perfume-shop clerk
American poetry : the twentieth century by Library of America (Firm)( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,345 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
Singin' in the Rain by Gene Kelly( visu )
71 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,998 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( score )
131 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,932 libraries worldwide
Shall We Dance by Mark Sandrich( visu )
46 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,500 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( visu )
20 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,340 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( visu )
20 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,071 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
Duets by Tony Bennett( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 970 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
The complete lyrics of Ira Gershwin by Ira Gershwin( Book )
15 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 967 libraries worldwide
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( visu )
18 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 941 libraries worldwide
In their first film together in a decade, Fred and Ginger play a bickering show biz couple. Songs include "You'd be hard to replace" and "They can't take that away from me."
Ten great musicals of the American theatre by Stanley Richards( Book )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 855 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( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 823 libraries worldwide
Ken Burns jazz the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 804 libraries worldwide
Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
Porgy & Bess highlights by George Gershwin( file )
21 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and held by 776 libraries worldwide
George and Ira Gershwin's Girl crazy by George Gershwin( Sound Recording )
34 editions published between 1944 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 732 libraries worldwide
The country girl by George Seaton( visu )
6 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and French and held by 710 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 George and Ira Gershwin songbook by George Gershwin( Sound Recording )
38 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 675 libraries worldwide
Solomon Jazz Collection
Crazy for you the new Gershwin musical comedy : original Broadway cast recording by George Gershwin( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 674 libraries worldwide
 
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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
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
איירה גרשווין
גרשוין, אירה
ایرا گرشوین
ไอรา เกิร์ชวิน
აირა გერშვინი
アイラ・ガーシュウィン
Languages
English (740)
French (12)
German (11)
Spanish (11)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (2)
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