Category:Porgy and Bess

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Porgy and Bess 
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English-language opera composed in 1934 by George Gershwin
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Instance ofmusical,
opera
Genre
  • melodrama
Composer
Librettist
Performer
Based on
  • Porgy
Inception1934
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GND ID: 300057946
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Porgy and Bess is an opera composed by George Gershwin, and first performed in 1935. The libretto was written by DuBose Heyward; the lyrics by Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward. The opera is based on DuBose Heyward's novel Porgy and subsequent play of the same title, which deal with African-American life in South Carolina in the early 1920s.

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