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Irving Berlin (11 May 1888 – 22 September 1989), born Israel Isidore Baline, in Tyumen, Russia (according to other sources possibly Mogilev, now Belarus), was an American composer and lyricist. He was one of the most prodigious and famous American songwriters in history.

Berlin, who was Jewish, was one of the few Tin Pan Alley/Broadway songwriters who wrote both lyrics and music for his songs. Although he never learned to read music beyond a rudimentary level, he composed over 3… read more

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  • hyped artist like it's the 1930's again... lol!
  • almost unscrobbled album of his songs here [url]http://www.last.fm/music/Various+Artists/The+Famous+Composition+(Best+Songs+Remastered)[/url]
  • Check out http://encyclopaediaoftrivia.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/irving-berlin.html for some interesting trivia on Irving Berlin.
  • see that ragtime couple over there watch they throw their shoulders on the air <3
  • Heaven.. I'm in heaven.
  • Much love to you Mr.Berlin! <3
  • This music is very romantic :) Just finished reading/watching the Great Gatsby. I thought... okay..I don't care if this music is not my time; I love it. :)
  • Puttin' on the Ritz!
  • \o/

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