What’s your legacy?

2017 05 11 - Irving BerlinHe’s the Babe Ruth of American music, the Meryl Streep of melodies, the Michael Phelps of anthems, ballads and scores.

If you’ve ever sung, hummed, played, cried or tapped your feet to “Alexander’s Ragtime Band,” “White Christmas,” “There’s No Business Like Show Business,” “Anything You Can Do (I Can Do Better),” “Blue Skies,” “Easter Parade,” “Sisters” or “God Bless America,” you can thank Irving Berlin. This prolific musician wrote well over 1,000 songs, along with scores for 19 Broadway productions and dozens of Hollywood films, ranging from “The Jazz Singer” (1927) to “Annie Get Your Gun” (1950). Born on this date in 1888, he lived to be 101.

Irving Berlin left a legacy in music.
What’s your legacy?

What’s your legacy?

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