Archive for December 5th, 2011

“In Hendersonville, North Carolina, [George Gershwin] visited with DuBose and Dorothy Heyward — authors respectively of the book and the play ‘Porgy’ on which the opera is based¬† — for another round of Southern acculturation.¬† Gershwin… had already spent the better part of the summer of 1934 steeping himself in the music and life of […]

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