Berlin, Irving


Berlin, Irving
orig. Israel Baline

(11 may. 1888, Mogilyov, Rusia–22 sep. 1989, Nueva York, N.Y., EE.UU.).

Irving Berlin, compositor estadounidense.

Compositor estadounidense. Hijo de un solista litúrgico judío ruso, emigró con su familia a Nueva York en 1893. Trabajó como cantante callejero y mesero cantante antes de comenzar a escribir canciones. Su primera canción publicada, "Marie from Sunny Italy, apareció en 1907; su nombre fue impreso como "Irving Berlin por error. En 1911 escribió el gran éxito de la época de moda del ragtime de Tin Pan Alley, "Alexander's Ragtime Band. Se estima que escribió más de 1.500 canciones. Algunas de sus canciones son "Cheek to Cheek y "God Bless America. Escribió la partitura para varios filmes exitosos; su música para Holiday Inn (1942) incluyó "White Christmas, una de las canciones de mayor éxito comercial de todos los tiempos. Berlin escribió la partitura de 19 shows de Broadway (entre ellos Annie Get Your Gun, 1946) y de 18 filmes.

Enciclopedia Universal. 2012.

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  • Berlin,Irving — Berlin, Irving. Originally Israel Baline. 1888 1989. Russian born American songwriter who wrote more than 1,500 songs, including “Alexander s Ragtime Band” (1911), and several musical comedies, such as Top Hat (1935) and Annie Get Your Gun (1946) …   Universalium

  • Berlin, Irving — orig. Israel Baline born May 11, 1888, Mogilyov, Russia died Sept. 22, 1989, New York, N.Y., U.S. U.S. songwriter. The son of a Russian Jewish cantor, he and his family immigrated to New York City in 1893. He worked as a street singer and singing …   Universalium

  • Berlin, Irving — (1888 1989)    Born Israel Isidore Baline in Russia, Berlin’s family moved to the United States in 1893 and settled in New York’s Lower East Side. He was forced to work from an early age and did a variety of casual jobs, including being a singing …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

  • Berlin, Irving — pseud. di Baline, Israel …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Berlin, Irving (Balin, Israel) — (1888 1989)    American songwriter. Born in Tumen, Siberia, he was the son of a cantor. His family went to the US, and he founded his own music publishing company. He composed more than 1000 songs and wrote songs for numerous films as well as… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Irving Berlin — Fotografía de 1948 Nombre de nacimiento Israel Isidore Baline Nacimiento …   Wikipedia Español

  • Irving Berlin — (1948) Irving Berlin (eigentlich Israel Isidore Beilin oder Baline; * 29. Apriljul./ 11. Mai 1888greg. im Russischen Kaiserreich; † 22. September 1989 in New York) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Berlin — /beuhr lin / for 1, 2; /berr lin/ for 3, 4; for 2 also Ger. /berdd leen /, n. 1. Irving, born 1888, U.S. songwriter. 2. the capital of Germany, in the NE part: constitutes a state. 3,121,000; 341 sq. mi. (883 sq. km.). Formerly (1948 90) divided… …   Universalium

  • Irving Berlin — noun United States songwriter (born in Russia) who wrote more than 1500 songs and several musical comedies (1888 1989) • Syn: ↑Berlin, ↑Israel Baline • Instance Hypernyms: ↑songwriter, ↑songster, ↑ballad maker * * * Ir …   Useful english dictionary

  • Irving — /err ving/, n. 1. Sir Henry (John Henry Brodribb), 1838 1905, English actor. 2. Washington, 1783 1859, U.S. essayist, story writer, and historian. 3. a city in NE Texas, near Dallas. 109,943. 4. a male given name. * * * I City (pop., 2000:… …   Universalium