Edward MacDowell was born in New York City in 1860 to Edward and Charlotte MacDowell. Edward senior was an Irishman, a failed actor who turned his attention towards the law when he came to America. Edward junior followed in his father’s footsteps when he began studying law at Columbia University for two years between 1877-79, but he had more success as a musician, graduating from the National Conservatory of Music in 1882. Edward senior supported his son’s passion for music with lessons and finally agreed to Edward studying abroad.
George Gershwin – I Got Plenty O Nuttin Piano Sheet Music George Gershwin’s “I Got Plenty o’ Nuttin’” was featured in Porgy and Bess, a George and Ira Gershwin musical which debuted on Broadway in 1935. The song is sung by the protagonist of George and Ira Gershwin’s opera, Porgy. The song is significant because