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Ira Gershwin

Songwriter (6-Dec-1896 — 17-Aug-1983)


Philip Furia. Ira Gershwin: The Art of the Lyricist. Oxford University Press. 1997. 304pp.

Edward Jablonski; Lawrence D. Stewart. The Gershwin Years. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. 1958. 313pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.542)

  8. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.255)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.251)

  10. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.279)

  11. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.217)

  12. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.171)

  13. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.191)

  14. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.269)

  15. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.340)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.351)

  17. American Songwriters (pp.181-84)

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