History of the life of George Gershwin, American composer. It was Gershwin who composed for both Broadway and classical audiences. When Jacob Gershowitz changed his name to George Gershwin, he became active as a pianist and composer. All the famous movements by Gershwin, the American composer. For the XVIth edition of Sensi d'Estate Theatrical comic concert of the Gershwin Quintet with Clio Gaudenzi.