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This biography evokes brilliantly the pace and colour of New York in the 1920s and 30s, and firmly places Gershwin at the centre of the Jazz Age. His rise as one of the sons of Russian-Jewish immigrants on Manhattan's lower East Side to his unassailable position as the leading composer of his time makes Gershwin the embodiment of the American Dream.

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This volume forms part of the "Life and Times" series of compact and accessible biographies which cover key political, literary and musical figures. This title is about the life and work of American composer George Gershwin.

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Accessible and affordable illustrated biography

Synopsis:

A look at the life of one of America??'s first premier composers

About the Author

Ruth Leon has produced 350 TV programmes (for the American PBS network and London Weekend Television), specials for BBC Radio 2 and 3, and is a theatre critic for LBC. She is the Editor of the Theatergoer Magazine and writes for The Times, Wall Street Journal, International Herald Tribune and the Evening Standard.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781904341239
Author:
Leon, Ruth
Publisher:
Haus Pub.
Subject:
History & Criticism - By Composer
Subject:
Composers & Musicians - Jazz
Subject:
Individual Composer & Musician
Subject:
Composers & Musicians
Subject:
Biography-Composers and Musicians
Subject:
General Biography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Haus Publishing - Life & Times
Publication Date:
20040131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in

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"Synopsis" by , This volume forms part of the "Life and Times" series of compact and accessible biographies which cover key political, literary and musical figures. This title is about the life and work of American composer George Gershwin.
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Accessible and affordable illustrated biography
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