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IRVING BERLIN - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 05/26/1970 - HFSID 202401

IRVING BERLIN. TLS: "Irving", 1p, 7¼x10½. No place, but likely New York, 1970 May 26. On stationery imprinted with his name to Mr. Ben Litter, Astoria, New York. In full: "Many thanks for again remembering my birthday.

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Condition: slightly soiled, otherwise fine condition
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IRVING BERLIN. TLS: "Irving", 1p, 7¼x10½. No place, but likely New York, 1970 May 26. On stationery imprinted with his name to Mr. Ben Litter, Astoria, New York. In full: "Many thanks for again remembering my birthday. I am still hoping that we can get together sometime and talk about our 'school days.' Frankly, all I remember was a teacher called Miss Nuget and the crippled principal who I think was called Mr. Alexander. Again my thanks and will all best wishes to you, As always." Berlin, who had celebrated his 82nd birthday on May 11, 1970, would live to be 101! Irving Berlin (1888-1989), born Israel Isidore Baline in Tumen, Siberia, Russia, was such a force in American music that in 1924, when Berlin was just 37, songwriter Jerome Kern gave this assessment: "Irving Berlin has no place in American music. He is American music." If the only song he ever wrote was "God Bless America", made famous by Kate Smith, Berlin would be an important part of American music. But Berlin wrote more than 900 songs, including the classics "A Pretty Girl is Like a Melody", "There's No Business Like Show Business", "Always", "Easter Parade" and "Blue Skies", 19 musicals, including Annie Get Your Gun and Call Me Madam, and the scores of 18 movies, including Holiday Inn, which featured his 1942 Academy Award-winning song, "White Christmas". Slightly soiled at blank areas. Fine condition.

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