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Gershwin, George Line breaks: George Gersh|win
Pronunciation: /ˈɡəːʃwɪn/

Definition of Gershwin, George in English:

(1898–1937), American composer and pianist, of Russian-Jewish descent; born Jacob Gershovitz. He composed many successful songs and musicals, the orchestral work Rhapsody in Blue (1924), and the opera Porgy and Bess (1935). The lyrics for many of these were written by his brother Ira Gershwin (1896–1983).
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