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Irving Berlin

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Definition of the noun irving berlin

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  1. United States songwriter (born in Russia) who wrote more than 1500 songs and several musical comedies (1888-1989)

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Who is Irving Berlin?

Irving Berlin was an American composer and lyricist of Russian-Jewish origin. Widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history, his music forms a great part of the Great American Songbook. He published his first song, "Marie from Sunny Italy", in 1907 and had his first major international hit, "Alexander's Ragtime Band" in 1911. He also was an owner of the Broadway theater the Music Box Theatre.

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of New York City (2010)

Second Edition by Kenneth T. Jackson, Lisa Keller, Nancy Flood

Irving Berlin Miss Liberty (1949), Irving Berlin The Most Expensive ...

Google previewMusic in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories that Shaped our Culture [4 volumes] (2013)

An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories That Shaped Our Culture by Jacqueline Edmondson Ph.D.

Irving Berlin, perhaps the most prolific songwriter of the 20th century, responded to changing times and tastes with main-street language and down-home images in such irresistible melodies as “Alexander's Ragtime Band” and “White ...

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There's no business like show business. (Irving Berlin)
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