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" Final Resting Place of George & Ira Gershwin"
George Gershwin Ira Gershwin
George Gershwin 26th
September 1898 - 11th July 1937
Ira Gershwin 6th December 1896 - 17th August 1983
World Famous Composers. George the younger of the two
brothers died of a brain tumor at just 38 years of age. Ira the elder brother
lived on for another 46 years until 1983. Although dieing at an early age George
is perhaps the more famous of the these two brothers. George was entombed in his
own mausoleum in 1937 and his brother has now joined him there now some 46 years
George Gershwin Mausoleum, Westchester Hills Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York
Pictures of mausoleum courtesy of David Zipperer of New York.