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Ira Gershwin, songwriter

Lyricist Ira Gershwin, who passed on Wednesday, collaborated with his late brother George on many works, including the American opera ''Porgy and Bess.'' His songs included ''Embraceable You'' and ''A Foggy Day.''

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