Irving Berlin

Email alerts for products
by Irving Berlin

Biography

Israel Isidore Baline, 11 May 1888, Temun, Siberia, Russia, d. 22 September 1989, New York City, New York, USA. Despite his foreign birth, Berlin became one of the greatest and most American of all songwriters. When he was four years old his family escaped a pogrom and travelled to the USA. His father was a cantor in his homeland, but in their new country he had to earn his living as a meat inspector in New York City, singing in the synagogue only when the regular cantor was unavailable. An... Read more

Genres

Tags
new wave
80s
pop
female vocalists
synth pop
synthpop
Powered by AudioScrobbler

Links