In 1937 George Gershwin and Arnold Schoenberg met up in Hollywood (they had officially met sometime before, though the exact year is unclear). Like any good American, Gershwin brought along his handheld camera to capture some home movies, and what we have is look into the lives of two important composers of the 20th century. Schoenberg provides a moving tribute to his friend towards the end of this short video.

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