|#||Release title||Total tracks||Type of release is||Imprint date||Label|
|1||Porgy And Bess||58||Audio||1976||Decca|
|2||A Collector's Porgy And Bess||12||Audio||RCA|
|4||Porgy And Bess||58||Audio||1976||Decca|
|5||Porgy And Bess||58||Audio||1976||London Records|
|6||Porgy And Bess||58||Audio||1985||Decca|
|7||Porgy And Bess||58||Audio||1979|
|8||Porgy And Bess (Opera In Three Acts)||12||Audio||1976||London Records|
American lyricist (born December 6, 1896 in New York City, New York (USA), died August 17, 1983 in Beverly Hills, California (USA).
The older brother of [a=George Gershwin] and a close friend of [a=E.Y. Harburg]. The two worked together writing lyrics. Ira started his career in 1918 under the pen name of [a=Arthur Francis]. It was not until 1924 that Ira and George began a collaboration that would prove one of the most successful and prolific in history.
Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1971.