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's Wonderful (5)
A Damsel in distress (2)
A Foggy Day (In London Town) (2)
American Stories (1)
An American in Paris (arr. M van Gils) (1)
An American in Paris (arr. for 4 pianos) (1)
An American in Paris (arr. for saxophones by A. Vrieswijk) (1)
An American in Paris (excerpt arr. for Clarinet and Strings) (1)
An American in Paris (trans. William Daly for solo piano) (2)
An American in Paris in miniature (paraphrased for piano solo by Maurice Whitney) (1)
An American in Paris (51)
Bidin' my time (1)
Blah Blah Blah (2)
Blue Lullaby (1)
Boy! What Love has Done to Me! (2)
But Not for Me (5)
By Strauss (2)
Crazy Girl (1)
Cuban Overture (25)
Dayful of Song (1)
Embraceable You (trans. Earl Wild) (1)
Embraceable You (12)
Fantasy in Seven Colors (1)
Fascinatin' Rhythm (6) (4)
Fascinatin' Rhythm (arr. Chilcott) (1)
Fascinatin' Rhythm (4)
Fragment in G minor (1)
Funny Face (3)
George Gershwin's Songbook for piano (18) (excerpts) (1)
George Gershwin's Songbook for piano (18) (14)
George Gershwin's Songbook (1)
George White's Scandals of 1924 (3)
Gershwin in Brass (1)
Gershwin in Hollywood (1)
Girl Crazy (selections) (1)
Girl Crazy (7)
Goldwyn Follies (1)
How Long Has This Been Going On (2)
I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise (3)
I got Rhythm (arr. for 4 pianos) (1)
I got Rhythm (trans. Earl Wild) (2)
I got Rhythm Variations (19)
I got Rhythm (22)
Impromptu in two Keys (11)
Improvisations (8) (1)
Isn't It a Pity? (1)
Jasbo Brown Blues (1)
La-La-Lucille! (1)
Lady be good! (5)
Let 'em eat cake (1)
» Mine
Liza (5)
Love is here to Stay (4)
Love is sweeping the country (1)
Love walked in (arr. Grainger) (1)
Love walked in (8)
Lullaby (9)
Melody in F minor (1)
Melody no.17 'Sleepless night' (6)
Melody no.40 'Violin Piece' (1)
Melody no.79 'For Lily Pons' (1)
Merry Andrew (8)
New York Rhapsody (from the film 'Delicious') (1)
Nice Work If You Can Get It (5)
Novelette in Fourths (8)
Of thee I sing (4)
Oh, Kay! (5)
» Maybe
Oh, Lady Be Good! (2)
Pardon my English (1)
Piano Concerto in F major (version for 2 pianos) (2)
Piano Concerto in F major (48)
Poppyland (1)
Porgy and Bess (highlights) (9)
Porgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture (3)
Porgy and Bess: Medley (arr. Ryszard Borowski and Pawel Gusnar) (1)
Porgy and Bess: Suite 'Catfish Row' (13)
Porgy and Bess: Suite (arr. F Villard for Clarinet and Strings) (1)
Porgy and Bess: Suite (arr. Heifetz for violin and piano) (4)
Porgy and Bess: Suite (arr. for violin and piano) (1)
Porgy and Bess Fantasy (arr. Alexander Courage) (1)
Porgy and Bess Fantasy (arr. Armen Babakhanian) (1)
Porgy and Bess Fantasy (arr. Igor Frolov) (1)
Porgy and Bess Fantasy (excerpts) (1)
Porgy and Bess Suite (arr. Fernie) (1)
Porgy and Bess Suite (8)
Porgy and Bess (92)
» Medley
Prelude (fragment) (2)
Prelude (unnumbered) (1)
Preludes (3) (arr. Albert Markov) (1)
Preludes (3) (arr. Emmanuel Feldman for cello & piano) (1)
Preludes (3) (arr. Heifetz) (6)
Preludes (3) (arr. J Cohn) (1)
Preludes (3) (arr. Roy Bargy) (1)
Preludes (3) (arr. Stephan Koncz for clarinet and orchestra) (1)
Preludes (3) (arr. for clarinet and piano) (4)
Preludes (3) (arr. for clarinet and strings) (1)
Preludes (3) for piano (12)
Preludes (3) (41)
» no.1
» no.2
Promenade 'Walking the dog' (20)
Ragtime Lullaby (1)
Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Ferde Grofe) (1)
Rhapsody in Blue (excerpts) (1)
Rhapsody in Blue (solo piano) (3)
Rhapsody in Blue (trans. Rudolf Innig for organ) (1)
Rhapsody in Blue (version for 2 pianos) (2)
Rhapsody in Blue (version for 2 pianos and orchestra) (1)
Rhapsody in Blue (99)
Rhapsody no.2 (3)
Rialto Ripples (9)
Rosalie (3)
Rubato (4)
Second Rhapsody (9)
Shall We Dance (5)
Short story (2)
Show Girl (2)
» Liza
Sleepless night (4)
Somebody Loves Me (trans. Earl Wild) (1)
Somebody Loves Me (4)
Someone to Watch over Me (arr. Herman Jeurissen) (1)
Someone to Watch over Me (arr. Joseph Turrin) (1)
Someone to Watch over Me (arr. Poster) (1)
Someone to Watch over Me (4)
Song arrangements (1)
Soon (4)
Spanish Prelude (1)
Strike up the Band (arr. Ira Hearshen) (1)
Strike up the Band (12)
» Soon
Swiss Miss (1)
That Certain Feeling (1)
The Barkleys of Broadway (1)
The French Doll (1)
The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1)
The Show is on (1)
The man I love (arr. Gershwin) (1)
The man I love (arr. for 4 pianos) (1)
The man I love (trans. Earl Wild) (2)
The man I love (13)
They all laughed (1)
Three-Quarter Blues (10)
Three times a day (1)
Tip-Toes (6)
Triple Tribute (1)
Waltzes (2) in C major (5)
Who Cares? (2)
Yankee Doodle Blues (2)

George Gershwin (September 26, 1898 Ė July 11, 1937) was an American composer and pianist. Gershwin's compositions spanned both popular and classical genres, and his most popular melodies are widely known. Among his best known works are the orchestral compositions Rhapsody in Blue (1924) and An American in Paris (1928), as well as the opera Porgy and Bess (1935).

Gershwin studied piano under Charles Hambitzer and composition with Rubin Goldmark and Henry Cowell. He began his career as a song plugger, but soon started composing Broadway theatre works with his brother Ira Gershwin and Buddy DeSylva. He moved to Paris to study with Nadia Boulanger, where he began to compose An American in Paris. After returning to New York City, he wrote Porgy and Bess with Ira and the author DuBose Heyward. Initially a commercial failure, Porgy and Bess is now considered one of the most important American operas of the twentieth century. Gershwin moved to Hollywood and composed numerous film scores until his death in 1937 from a brain tumor.

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