Ira Gershwin

Ira Gershwin




Born: December 6, 1896
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, U.S.A.
Died: August 17, 1983

Occupation: Songwriter
Profile: Awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1932. Best known for "They Can't Take That Away from Me".

Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ira_Gershwin
Number of Quotes: 2





Holding hands at midnight
'Neath a starry sky,
Nice work if you can get it,
And you can get it if you try.


Old age adds to the respect due to virtue, but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice; it whitens only the hair.

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