Music: George Gershwin

George Gershwin (26 September 1898 - 11 July 1937) was a composer of both jazz and classical music from the US remembered mainly for creating Rhapsody in Blue, best known as the theme song of United Airlines. He's also known for the opera Porgy and Bess, source of such famous songs as "Summertime" and "It Ain't Necessarily So."

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