Category:Porgy and Bess

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Porgy and Bess 
opera composed in 1934 by George Gershwin
Porgy and Bess all'Harlem Theatre di New York
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Number of parts of this work
  • 3 act
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  • I Got Plenty o' Nuttin (aria)
  • Summertime
  • I Loves You, Porgy
  • It Ain't Necessarily So
  • Bess, You Is My Woman Now
  • Bess, o where's my Bess!
  • My Man's Gone Now
  • Listen to yo' daddy warn you (A woman is a sometime thing)
  • Oh, I'm a goin' out (It take a long pull to get there)
  • Buzzard keep on flyin'
  • What you want wid Bess?
  • There's a boat dat's leavin' soon for New York
  • 1934
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  • 20th century
Date of first performance
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Wikidata Q740920
VIAF ID: 185892626
GND ID: 300057946
Library of Congress authority ID: n82217189
National Library of Israel J9U ID: 987007578918305171
Internet Broadway Database show ID: 7190, 491542
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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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