This chapter presents the text of an article about George Gershwin's musical career and various escapades, which was published in the January 3, 1932, issue of New York American. The article focuses on Gershwin's recollection of his early career and his income. It includes mention of his work as a song plugger where he was paid fifteen dollars a week and his job as a piano player at Fox's City Theater where he earned twenty-five dollars for seven weeks.
Keywords: George Gershwin; career; song plugger; pianist; income
Chapter. 749 words.
Subjects: Popular Music
Full text: subscription required