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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (3 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Ean Wood Narrator: Sheridan Morley Publisher: Copyright Group Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: February 2014 ISBN: 9781780001937
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George Gershwin’s musical genius is undeniable. This audiobook explores both the man and his works with extensive material from the Gershwin’s family archive, exclusive interviews with musicians, and other unique sources.

This fresh account is further livened by a splendid reading from Sheridan Morley who contributes to this entertaining and informed account of one of America’s greatest composers.

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About the Author

Ean Wood (1937-2011) was an author, film editor, screenwriter, and producer from the Isle of Man. He pursued a degree in math from Oxford University, but dropped out and enrolled in the London Film School. After working on a number of documentaries, Wood went on to create Landfall Productions, a recording company for audiobooks. He also produced anthologies of jazz, one of his passions. He wrote several music biographies including Born to Swing: The Story of the Big Bands, George Gershwin: His Life and Music, and The Josephine Baker Story.

About the Narrator

Sheridan Morley (1941–2007) was an English broadcaster, drama critic, and biographer, among other things. In between his true career as a critic and broadcaster, he acted in theater performances, wrote screenplays, directed shows, and wrote a number of biographies. His best-known work is A Talent to Amuse, a biography of Noël Coward.