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Full Name: Ira Gershwin
Biography:
(1896-1983) Lyricist. Ira Gershwin was born in Manhattan, New York in 1896.
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1896 New York County
Ira Gershwin was born in Manhattan, New York in 1896. 
1983 (Unknown) County
Ira Gershwin died in Beverly Hills, California in 1983. 
1918 New York County
Gershwin attended City College of New York in Manhattan, New York. 
1926 New York County
Ira Gershwin and his family lived at 316 West 103rd Street in Manhattan, New York. 
1927 Westchester County
Ira and his brother, George, spent the spring and summer months of 1927 at the Chumleigh Farm, in Ossining, New York.  
1928 New York County
Ira Gershwin moved to Riverside Drive and 75th Street, Manhattan, New York in 1928. 
1938 (Unknown) County
They Can't Take That Away From Me
1938 Oscar nomination for Best Song. 
1945 (Unknown) County
Long Ago and Far Away
1945 Oscar nomination for Best Song. 
1955 (Unknown) County
The Man That Got Away
1955 Oscar nomination for Best Song. 
1924 (Unknown) County
Lady Be Good
Ira Gershwin collaborated on this musical comedy with his brother, composer George Gershwin. 
1931 (Unknown) County
Of Thee I Sing
Pulitzer Prize-winning play. 
? Westchester County
Ira Gershwin is interred in the Westchester Hills Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York. 

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