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The Life & Legacy of George Gershwin

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George Gershwin was an American composer and pianist whose compositions span both popular and classical genres and include favorites such as Rhapsody in Blue, An American in Paris and the opera Porgy and Bess. In his short life, Gershwin penned a number of America’s most recognizable pieces of music that continue to resonate today. Join DOROT as they listen and discuss how Gershwin’s transformed the sounds of a nation. Led by Gordon Herman, Pianist, Composer and Musicologist.