The way you wear your hat
The way you sip your tea
The memory of all that
No, no – they can’t take that away from me.
— “They Can’t Take That Away from Me” from Shall We Dance (1937)
Happy Birthday Ira Gershwin! He was born in New York City on this day in 1896. Head down to the Library for the Performing Arts to find sheet music from this and other award-winning Gershwin tunes.