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Irving Berlin (Israel Isidor Baline)

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Biography

Mogilev, Belarus, Russian Empire [now Belarus]
Irving Berlin was born Israel Isidor Baline on May 11, 1888 in Mogilev, Belarus, Russian Empire. Towering composer, songwriter, ("God Bless America", "Always", "Blue Skies", "White Christmas") author and publisher, he came to the United States at age 5 and was educated in New York's public schools. His earliest musical education was from his father, a cantor. He earned Honorary degrees from Bucknell University and Temple University. Beginning his career as a song-plugger for publisher Harry von Tilzer, Berlin worked as a singing waiter in Chinatown. Read more...

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Show-Business at War 1943

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Producers' Showcase 1954

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See It Now 1951

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Writing

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