The American Songsmith
Jazzy and vibrant. Known for blending classical and popular styles, and creating timeless American standards.
Life is a lot like jazz... it's best when you improvise.
George Gershwin was an American composer and pianist. His music effortlessly merged classical elements with jazz and popular music, establishing him as one of America's greatest composers and songwriters.
Rhapsody in Blue, "An American in Paris," "Porgy and Bess"
July 11, 1937
September 26, 1898