(1898-1937) a US composer who wrote both classical music and popular songs and tunes. He is famous especially for his opera Porgy and Bess and for Rhapsody in Blue. His brother Ira Gershwin (1896-1983) wrote the words for many of his popular songs.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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