Gershwin

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biographical name Gersh·win \ˈgər-shwən\

Definition of Gershwin

  1. George 1898–1937 originally Jacob Gershvin American composer


Gershwin

biographical name Gersh·win

Definition of Gershwin

  1. Ira 1896–1983 Israel Gershvin; brother of George Gershwin American lyricist


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