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As Thousands Cheer: The Life of Irving Berlin


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April 1996

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

"Irving Berlin (1888-1989) was unable to read or write music and could only play the piano in the key of F-sharp major; yet, for the first half of the twentieth century he was America's most successful"

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Discovery (18881914) * Lost Souls * Prince and Pauper * Tin Pan Alley * Reinventing Ragtime * Love and Death Recognition (19141924) * Broadway Bound * The Great American Composer? * Sergeant Berlin * From the Music Box to the Round Table Acclaim (19241945) * Mackays Millions * Ellin * Heartbreak House * Recovery * Hollywood Refuge * Minstrel of Peace * Minstrel of Was Retreat (19461989) * One-Upmanship * Tycoon * Irving Likes Us * The Cheering Stops * Coda Chronology * Songs by Irving Berlin * Scores for Stage Productions and Motion Pictures

Portrait

Laurence Bergreen is the author of acclaimed biographies of James Agee and Al Capone. A writer for numerous publications, including Esquire, Newsweek, New York Times, and American Film, he lives in New York City.
EAN: 9780306806759
ISBN: 0306806754
Untertitel: Da Capo Press. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DA CAPO PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 1996
Seitenanzahl: 704 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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