July 12 marks the anniversary of the death of composer/pianist George Gershwin. Gershwin joined The Lambs in 1924 and remained a member until his death. His famous opus, “Rhapsody in Blue” was first performed and recorded in New York in 1924, with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra. Whiteman joined The Lambs in 1922 and remained a member until his death. The premier of Rhapsody occurred February 12, 1924 in Aeolian Hall, just around the corner from The Lambs clubhouse on West 44th Street.