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Irving Berlin
Songs from the Melting Pot: The Formative Years, 1907-14 by Charles Hamm

Composer Alec Wilder called Irving Berlin “the best all-around, over-all song writer America has ever had.” Berlin was certainly prolific and successful, dedicating himself ferociously to the art of songwriting for over 50 years-from his first published song, “Marie from Sunny Italy” (1907), to his last show, Mr. President (1962). He could also be ferocious … Read More "Irving Berlin
Songs from the Melting Pot: The Formative Years, 1907-14 by Charles Hamm"
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