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  1. Gershwin, Ira Gershwin(noun)

    United States lyricist who frequently collaborated with his brother George Gershwin (1896-1983)


  1. Ira Gershwin

    Ira Gershwin was an American lyricist who collaborated with his younger brother, composer George Gershwin, to create some of the most memorable songs of the 20th century. With George he wrote more than a dozen Broadway shows, featuring songs such as "I Got Rhythm," "Embraceable You," "The Man I Love" and "Someone to Watch Over Me." He was also responsible, along with DuBose Heyward, for the libretto to George's opera Porgy and Bess. The success the brothers had with their collaborative works has often overshadowed the creative role that Ira played. However, his mastery of songwriting continued after the early death of George. He wrote additional hit songs with composers Jerome Kern, Kurt Weill and Harold Arlen. His critically acclaimed book Lyrics on Several Occasions of 1959, an amalgam of autobiography and annotated anthology, is an important source for studying the art of the lyricist in the golden age of American popular song.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ira gershwin in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ira gershwin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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