George Gershwin

bryan hawley

biography and impact

George Gershwin was born on the 26th of September, 1898. he was born in Brooklyn, New York. he dropped out of school and started playing his brothers piano at 11 years old and started playing professionally at 15. during his career he wrote some of the most famous songs of the time and performed them. his career ended lasting 23 years. i think he made a big impact on music at the time and i think he kind of formed music today along side of a lot of other musicians. i think that lots of musicians know who he is especially people who play the piano like he did because he was important during the time. i see him as person that helped start todays america.