Quotes by Irving Berlin

About Irving Berlin:

Irving Berlin was a Russian-born Jewish-American composer and lyricist. 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, receiving 37 cents for the publishing rights, and had his first major international hit, "Alexander's Ragtime Band" in 1911. He also was an owner of the Music Box Theatre on Broadway.

Author Bio

  • NameIrving Berlin
  • DescriptionAmerican composer
  • AliasesIsrael Isidore Baline
  • BornMay 11, 1888
  • DiedSeptember 22, 1989
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionStreet Artist; Composer; Pianist; Songwriter
  • WorksWhite Christmas; Remember; Blue Skies; Always
  • AwardsPresidential Medal Of Freedom; Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award