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The George Gershwin Reader$
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Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780195327113

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.001.0001

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George Gershwin: Letter to Emily Paley (1937)

George Gershwin: Letter to Emily Paley (1937)

66 George Gershwin: Letter to Emily Paley (1937)
The George Gershwin Reader

Robert Wyatt

John Andrew Johnson

Oxford University Press

This chapter looks at the text of George Gershwin's letter to his friend Emily Paley dated March 16, 1937. In this letter, Gershwin expresses his appreciation for the regular letters Paley sent him. He also informs her about his and his brother Ira's work in composing songs for the next movie of Fred Astaire and about meeting a woman named Gladys who admired and loved Paley.

Keywords:   George Gershwin, Emily Paley, letters, correspondence, Fred Astaire

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