Good composer.. and a ladies man!
George Gershwin Early Life
After becoming a professional composer, he changed his family name to Gershwin. He sought out famous composers to help enhance his abilities, after he dropped out of high school at age 15. While was a high school drop out, he played at local night clubs to earn some money.
When he was little his mother bought him a piano to practice on so he could learn about the arts. After dropping out of high school he started practicing and writing and composing his own music. His first song was called Swanee.