The Gershwin legacy is extraordinary because George Gershwin died in 1937, but his music is as fresh and vital today as when he originally created it.
— Michael Feinstein

He's a world-famous name to people who care about his music, but there are many people who have never heard of George gershwin and those numbers increase.
Michael Feinstein gershwin quote

I think my knowledge of music theory is rooted in jazz theory, and a lot of the writers of standards - Rodgers and Hart, and Gershwin.
— Zooey Deschanel

I was always drawn to Broadway musicals, and obviously composers like Gershwin, Rodgers, Berlin and Porter were writing music that I found wildly impressive.
— Marvin Hamlisch

You might lose your spontaneity and, instead of composing first-rate Gershwin, end up with second rate Ravel.
— gershwin quotation by Maurice Ravel