Arthur Gershwin

Arthur Gershwin (March 14, 1900 – November 19, 1981) was one of the four Gershwin family siblings of American musical fame. Although he was a composer, he was not a professional musician, and made his living as a stockbroker.

He was born in New York City and was the third of the four Gershwin siblings. His siblings were Ira, George, and Frances.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 14th, 1900, Died November 19th, 1981

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-056496 10-in. 10/15/1940 Memories for sale Vic Blue Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-057082 10-in. 11/6/1940 No love blues Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-063726 10-in. 4/9/1941 Throwing pebbles in the millstream Ray Kellogg ; Sonny Dunham Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-064303 10-in. 4/25/1941 Throwing pebbles in the millstream Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters ; Jane Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gershwin, Arthur," accessed September 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114432.

Gershwin, Arthur. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114432.

"Gershwin, Arthur." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 September 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114432

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