DuBose Heyward
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1885-08-31
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DuBose Heyward

DuBose Heyward Biography (Wikipedia)

Edwin DuBose Heyward (August 31, 1885 – June 16, 1940) was an American author best known for his 1925 novel Porgy. He and his wife Dorothy, a playwright, adapted it as a 1927 play of the same name. The couple worked with composer George Gershwin to adapt the work as the 1935 opera Porgy and Bess. It was later adapted as a 1959 film of the same name.

Heyward also wrote poetry and other novels and plays. He wrote the children's book The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes (1939).

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George Gershwin
Summertime
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Summertime

Summertime

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Louis Armstrong And Ella Fitzgerald
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DuBose Heyward, Ira Gershwin
George Gershwin
Act II, Scene 2 - 11 It Ain’t Necessarily So
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Act II, Scene 2 - 11 It Ain’t Necessarily So
George Gershwin
Summertime (Porgy and Bess)
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Summertime (Porgy and Bess)
George Gershwin
Intro and Summertime
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Intro and Summertime
Staffan Sjöholm
Selection from Porgy & Bess
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Selection from Porgy & Bess

Selection from Porgy & Bess

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Annika Skoglund
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New Stenhammar String Quartet
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