Irving Berlin, Russian-American Pop Composer

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Israel Isidore Baline
  • Known as: Irving Berlin
  • Birth: May 11, 1888, Russian Empire
  • Death: September 22, 1989, New York City, New York, USA
  • Languages: Russian(?); Yiddish; English
  • Who he was: Russian-born American composer who wrote Annie Get Your Gun; Call Me Madam; "God Bless America"; "White Christmas"; "There's No Business Like Show Business"; "Easter Parade"; "Happy Holiday"

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