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You say potato and I say po-tah-to You say tomato and I say to-mah-to... Let’s call the whole thing off !
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|Birth:||6th December, 1896|
|Death:||17th August, 1983|
Ira Gershwin was born in New York City, New York, USA. He 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", "Fascinating Rhythm" , "They Can't Take That Away from Me"(Nominated- Academy Award for Best Original Song), "Someone to Watch Over Me", and "The Man that Got Away"(Nominated- Academy Award for Best Original Song). He wrote additional hit songs "Long Ago (and Far Away)"(Nominated- Academy Award for Best Original Song) with composers Jerome Kern , Kurt Weill and Harold Arlen. Gershwin, along with George S Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, was a recipient of the 1932 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for Of Thee I Sing.
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