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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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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 )
234 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 5,157 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( visu )
76 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,165 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 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( score )
135 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,957 libraries worldwide
A star is born by George Cukor( visu )
24 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,492 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( visu )
46 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,476 libraries worldwide
A male ballet dancer and a female singer enter into a phony romance to generate publicity for their careers
Funny face ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,027 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( visu )
16 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 973 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( visu )
54 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 958 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 libraries worldwide
The Barkleys of Broadway by Charles Walters( visu )
16 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 938 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( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 885 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( file )
21 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and held by 866 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 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 785 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( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 777 libraries worldwide
Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
George and Ira Gershwin's Girl crazy by George Gershwin( Sound Recording )
38 editions published between 1944 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 750 libraries worldwide
The country girl by George Seaton( visu )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 704 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( Sound Recording )
55 editions published between 1954 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 681 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 671 libraries worldwide
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Ajra.
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
איירה גרשווין
גרשוין, אירה
ایرا گرشوین
ไอรา เกิร์ชวิน
აირა გერშვინი
アイラ・ガーシュウィン
艾拉·格什溫
Languages
English (757)
German (12)
French (6)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Danish (1)
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