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The Gershwin Prize: Celebrating Song as a Vehicle of Musical Expression and Cultural Understanding

Posted by: Stephen Wesson

The Gershwin Prize celebrates the work of an artist whose career reflects lifetime achievement in promoting song as a vehicle of musical expression and cultural understanding. The prize commemorates George and Ira Gershwin, the legendary American songwriting team whose manuscript collections reside in the Library of Congress.