Signed Inscribed Photograph

George Gershwin Inscribed Photograph Mount Signed 10/1929

George Gershwin Inscribed Photograph Mount Signed 10/1929

George Gershwin Inscribed Photograph Mount Signed 10/1929   George Gershwin Inscribed Photograph Mount Signed 10/1929
Make an Offer Today and Get a Quick Response! Take a Look at This Week's Specials! GEORGE GERSHWIN - INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH MOUNT SIGNED 10/1929 - HFSID 48609.

GEORGE GERSHWIN The composer of Rhapsody in Blue inscribes a black and white small photograph to a 15-year-old future Congressman. Photo Mount inscribed and signed: "For Seymour Halpern/Every good wish/George Gershwin/Oct 1929". Overall size 3½x5, image 2¼x2¾, mounted on 2½x3¾ sheet, which Gershwin has signed (four surfaces). George's first Broadway show, La, La Lucille, ran for one hundred performances in 1919, the same year Al Jolson heard Gershwin's 1917 song "Swanee" and added it to his touring show.

Gershwin's works include Rhapsody in Blue (1924), Porgy and Bess (1935) and the first Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, Of Thee I Sing (1931). In 1937, the year he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Song, Gershwin died of a brain tumor in 1937 at the age of 38. The photograph covers a small portion of the inscription, else fine condition. See more material from these signers.

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George Gershwin Inscribed Photograph Mount Signed 10/1929   George Gershwin Inscribed Photograph Mount Signed 10/1929