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(bĕr-lin'),
Rudolf, German ophthalmologist, 1833-1897. See: Berlin edema.
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Irving Berlin: From Rags to Ritzes is at St David's Hall, Cardiff on February 5 at 7.30pm.
Other notable passengers included a young Golda Meir, who would one day be Israel's fourth prime minister; the father of Fred Astaire; and the five-year-old Israel Baline, later to become the songwriter Irving Berlin. "The trip my dad did from Antwerp to New York probably inspired him in his composing career," said Berlin's daughter Linda Emmet, before playing a tune on one of his few remaining pianos, now housed at the museum.
Howard Pollack's study of the aforementioned ballads continues the argument introduced in part 1 concerning Berlin's musical craftsmanship, though other themes also emerge here, most notably the respect afforded Irving Berlin by his peers.
Irving Berlin's White Christmas The Musical, November 30 - January 5, Lowry, Salford Quays, thelowry.com
His narrator observes, "God gave Moses the 10 Commandments, and He gave to Irving Berlin 'Easter Parade' and 'White Christmas.' The two holidays that celebrate the divinity of Christ--the divinity that's the very heart of the Jewish rejection of Christianity--and what does Irving Berlin do?
Dita, real name Heather Sweet, said one song she hopes to cover is Irving Berlin's Lazy.
So over the past year, I have proved to you "live" in this column that I'm no standup comic; I'm definitely not a weatherman; I am certainly no Frank Sinatra; and after my "Twelve Days of Insurance" song a couple of weeks ago, you now all know that I am no Irving Berlin (I expect some senior reader out there to mimic Lloyd Bentsen in his debate versus Dan Quayle and say: "I knew Irving Berlin and believe me you are no Irving Berlin").
Irving Berlin the songwriter stood in the spotlight one last time as Irving Berlin the singer.
1888 Irving Berlin, composer whose songs include White Christmas, was born on this day.
But Fred Astaire manages to do it with flare in his masterful snatching of a giant stuffed rabbit from the clutches of a little boy in a toy store in the opening of Irving Berlin's Easter Parade.
For better or worse, this practice ensures that the oeuvre of Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hart, Irving Berlin, et al will not vanish any time soon.