George Gershwin was born on September 26, 1898, Brooklyn, New York. He died on July 11, 1937, Holly Wood, California. His country of birth was the United States. His musical time period was classical. Three famous works he made were Rhapsody In Blue, Of Thee I Sing, and Blue Monday. Three interesting facts about George Gershwin are he liked to paint, he didn't want to become a singer at first, and he also dropped out of school.