Wednesday, June 15, 2011

George Gershwin, 1898-1937: One of America's Greatest Composers

Source: Voice of America Special English

Source: www.manythings.org/voa/people 



I'm Barbara Klein. And I'm Steve Ember with PEOPLE IN AMERICA in VOA Special English.  Today we tell about the life and music of one of America's greatest composers, George Gershwin.(MUSIC: "Rhapsody in Blue")That was the opening of "Rhapsody in Blue," composed by George Gershwin. Gershwin lived only thirty-nine