George Gershwin letters to Isaac Goldberg
Letters from American composer George Gershwin to author Edward I. Stern.
- 1929 August 22 - 1931 July 30
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Collection materials are in English.
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Extent.25 linear feet (1 case)
12 typescript signed letters from Gershwin to Goldberg. Letters concern Gershwin's composing activities, his concerts and other activities, and discussion of his life.
Biographical / Historical
George Gershwin was an American composer and pianist. Isaac Goldberg (1887-1938) was an American journalist, author, critic, translator, and editor. Goldberg received an AB from Harvard College in 1910, AM in 1911, and a PhD in 1912. He wrote articles and a biography on George Gershwin.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
51M-203. Gift in memory of Dr. Isaac Goldberg, by Mrs. Edward I. Stern, 14 Garrett Street, Roxbury, Massachusetts; received: 1952 April 10.
Mrs. Stern was the sister of Dr. Goldberg.
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- Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. George Gershwin letters to Isaac Goldberg, 1929-1931: Guide.
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