Top Gershwin Quotes

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1. "Gershwin inspired me very much. The concept of 'That Lucky Old Sun' was inspired by 'Rhapsody in Blue' - not influenced, but inspired."
Author: Brian Wilson
2. "I love Gershwin. I love musicals."
Author: Gloria Estefan
3. "I did my New York debut at 21. It was 'On the Town' at the George Gershwin Theatre. New York is my artistic home."
Author: Jesse Tyler Ferguson
4. "I totally related to Cole Porter's magnetic pull to any piano that was in the room, which he was famous for doing, as was Gershwin. You couldn't drag them away from a piano."
Author: Kevin Kline
5. "You might lose your spontaneity and, instead of composing first-rate Gershwin, end up with second rate Ravel."
Author: Maurice Ravel
6. "He's a world-famous name to people who care about his music, but there are many people who have never heard of George Gershwin and those numbers increase."
Author: Michael Feinstein
7. "I'm a fan of Jerome Kern and Gershwin. That's my kind of music."
Author: Shirley Jones
8. "I think my knowledge of music theory is rooted in jazz theory, and a lot of the writers of standards - Rodgers and Hart, and Gershwin."
Author: Zooey Deschanel

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