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Deena Rosenberg
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Ira Gershwin, Song-Lyricisit

To read, assess, and categorize the written materials in the Ira Gershwin Archives, which contain scrapbooks and clippings, Gershwin’s diaries, several hundred letters to and from the Gershwin brothers, and worksheets with revisions. The files have never been evaluated in a scholarly way. An extended monography on the contents of the archives will be a product of the study. To begin selection for an Ira Gershwin Anthology of poems, articles, diaries, letters, and unpublished lyrics. To do preliminary research for a biography of Ira Gershwin. Tor record conversations with Ira Gershwin about his life and work.

Project fields:
Music History and Criticism

Younger Scholars, 2/76 - 2/85

Public Programs

Total amounts:
$7,349 (approved)
$7,349 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1975 – 9/30/1975