Vintage signed personal check. Bold, crisp signature in fountain pen. Personal check drawn on his account at The National City Bank of New York Madison Avenue branch. Signed less than 2 years before his untimely death at the age of 38. Also included is an 8×10 glossy photo of George and his brother, Ira. The photo has more information on the back. However, the feature of this listing is the vintage signed check. Check measures approximately 6 1/2″ x 2 3/4″. The signature on the check is bold and crisp – uninterrupted by any of the cancellation marks. Great eye appeal – displays very nicely! Any questions, please do not hesitate to ask. Please check out my other listings featuring autographs of entertainment/sports legends, including many of the finest Frank Sinatra signatures available in the market today. George Jacob Gershwin /r. Wn/; born Jacob Bruskin Gershowitz, September 26, 1898 July 11, 1937 was an American composer and pianist whose compositions spanned both popular and classical genres. Among his best-known works are the orchestral compositions Rhapsody in Blue (1924) and An American in Paris, the songs Swanee (1919) and Fascinating Rhythm (1924), the jazz standard I Got Rhythm (1930), and the opera Porgy and Bess (1935) which spawned the hit Summertime. Gershwin moved to Hollywood and composed numerous film scores until his death in 1937 from a malignant brain tumor. His compositions have been adapted for use in films and television, and several became jazz standards recorded and covered in many variations. The item “GEORGE GERSHWIN VINTAGE SIGNED PERSONAL CHECK 1935 AUTHENTIC AUTOGRAPH RARE” is in sale since Tuesday, March 19, 2019. This item is in the category “Entertainment Memorabilia\Autographs-Original\Movies\Cards & Papers”. The seller is “sverrone” and is located in Boonton, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Luxembourg, Viet nam, Uruguay, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, South africa, Colombia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Sri lanka, Maldives, Oman, Reunion.
- Signed by: George Gershwin
- Object Type: Cards & Paper
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Industry: Movies