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The Man I Love - George Gershwin And Ira Gershwin - An American in Paris (Original Broadway Cast Rec


  1. "The Man I Love" caught fire in London and Paris. Gershwin's publisher, Max Dreyfus, could hardly let this opportunity to pass by, but he first negotiated a deal with Ira and George. He would push the song as a stand-alone single, but they needed to help offset the costs by cutting their royalties from three cents to two cents per copy.
  2. Jul 22,  · “I want to use the piano as a stepping stone!” - George Gerswhin. “ A song without music is a lot like H2 without the O” — Ira Gershwin George Gershwin wrote most of his vocal and theatrical works, including more than a dozen Broadway shows and several films in collaboration with his elder brother, lyricist Ira Gershwin.
  3. The Man I Love Lyrics. It was originally written for the musical Lady, Be Good but was cut from the show before it opened. It was then put into Strike Up the Band and Rosalie before suffering the same fate each time. It achieved fame on its own in from recordings by Sophie Tucker and Paul Whiteman, among others.
  4. The Man I Love (song) ". The Man I Love " is a popular standard, with music by George Gershwin and lyrics by his brother Ira. Originally part of the score for the Gershwin government satire Lady, Be Good as "The Girl I Love", the song was deleted from the show as well as from both the anti-war satire Strike Up the Band Composer(s): George Gershwin.

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