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George Gershwin

A New Biography

George Gershwin( )
Author: Hyland, William G.
ISBN:978-0-313-36150-0
Publication Date:Aug 2003
Publisher:ABC-CLIO, LLC
Imprint:Greenwood
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $42.95
Book Description:

Hyland reveals both the man and his creations, revealing how Gershwin became the first composer to apply popular music to classical forms, how his work reflected the turmoil of America in the Jazz Age, and how, despite his fame, he never achieved the happiness and contentment a genius of his stature deserved. This is a fascinating new biography that no Gershwin fan--and no music fan--should be without.

George Gershwin pioneered the crossover from Broadway musicals to concert...
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