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Happy Birthday George Gershwin!

Today’s pro­gram on Radio Riel’s Main stream cel­e­brates the 115th anniver­sary of the birth, on Sep­tem­ber 26, 1898, of one of the most famous and pro­lif­ic Amer­i­can com­posers of all time, George Gersh­win. Gersh­win com­posed hun­dreds of songs, rang­ing from pop­u­lar tunes to songs for Broad­way and Hol­ly­wood. Enjoy our sixth year of cel­e­brat­ing Mr. Gersh­win’s birth!

Main: Happy Birthday George Gershwin

Today’s pro­gram on Radio Riel’s Main stream cel­e­brates the birth, on Sep­tem­ber 26, 1898, of one of the most famous and pro­lif­ic Amer­i­can com­posers of all time, George Gersh­win.

Main: Happy Birthday Richard Rodgers

On this day in 1902, the Amer­i­can com­pos­er Richard Rodgers was born. Rodgers, along with his lyri­cists Lorenz Hart and Oscar Ham­mer­stein II, wrote some of the most icon­ic songs of the 20th Cen­tu­ry, for Broad­way, movies and tele­vi­sion.

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