Ira Gershwin's Death

Born (Birthday) December 6, 1896

Death Date August 17, 1983

Age of Death 86 years

Cause of Death Cardiovascular Disease

Profession Songwriter

The songwriter Ira Gershwin died at the age of 86. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Lyricist and brother of George Gershwin who wrote lyrics for “Summertime,” as well as for songs like “I Got Rhythm.”

He married Leonore Gershwin on September 14, 1926.

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“Deep, unspeakable suffering may well be called a baptism, a regeneration, the initiation into a new state.” (Ira Gershwin)

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“Life is one long jubilee.” (Ira Gershwin)

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“One can be very happy without demanding that others agree with them.” (Ira Gershwin)

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“A song without music is a lot like H2 without the O.” (Ira Gershwin)

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“Love is sweeping the country.” (Ira Gershwin)

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