Who is Irving Berlin?

  • (noun): United States songwriter (born in Russia) who wrote more than 1500 songs and several musical comedies (1888-1989).
    Synonyms: Berlin, Israel Baline

Irving Berlin

Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was a Russian-born American composer and lyricist, widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history. He published his first song, "Marie from Sunny Italy", in 1907 and had his first major international hit, "Alexander's Ragtime Band" in 1911.

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List Of Songs Written By Irving Berlin
... This article is a list of songs written by Irving Berlin ... Sources vary as to the number of songs actually written by Berlin, but a 2001 article in TIME put the figure at around 1,250 ... According to the New York Public Library, whose Irving Berlin collection comprises 550 non-commercial recordings radio broadcasts, live performances, and private recordings, he ...
Sarah Vaughan And Billy Eckstine Sing The Best Of Irving Berlin
... Sarah Vaughan and Billy Eckstine Sing the Best of Irving Berlin is a 1957 studio album featuring Billy Eckstine and Sarah Vaughan, and the songs of Irving Berlin ...
Let's Take An Old-Fashioned Walk (Irving Berlin Song)
... Irving Berlin songs "Alexander's Ragtime Band" "All Alone" "All by Myself" "Always" "Any Bonds Today?" "Anything You Can Do (I Can Do Better)" "The Best Thing for You (W ...
List Of Edison Blue Amberol Records: Popular Series - Edison Blue Amberols 3500-4499
... Irving Berlin) Billy Murray 3649 Ja-Da (w.m ... Trio 3702 Don't Cry, Little Girl, Don't Cry Irving Kaufman 3704 Madelon (w ... John Mears, Harry Tierney, Joseph McCarthy) Irving Kaufman 3725 In the Land of Beginning Again (w ...

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    Anything you can do I can do better,
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    Irving Berlin (1888–1989)

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    —Irving Berlin (1888–1989)

    Sigmund Freud was a novelist with a scientific background. He just didn’t know he was a novelist. All those damn psychiatrists after him, they didn’t know he was a novelist either.
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