Ira Gershwin

Ira Gershwin : The Art of the Lyricist

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Ira Gershwin has lived in the shadow of his brother George, with whom he collaborated in the writing of some of the most memorable American popular songs. The author makes a persuasive case for Ira Gershwin as the most important and original lyricist in "American popular song", and discusses his career after the death of George Gershwin in 1937.show more

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  • Hardback | 287 pages
  • 160.02 x 236.22 x 33.02mm | 589.67g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 16 pp halftones
  • 0195082990
  • 9780195082999

About Philip Furia

About the Author: Philip Furia is Professor of English at the University of Minnesota. He is the author of The Poets of Tin Pan Alley.show more

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