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Irving Berlin

Irving Berlin (May 11, 1888 – September 22, 1989) was a Russian-born American composer and lyricist, widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history. He published his first song, "Marie from Sunny Italy", in 1907 and had his first major international hit, "Alexander's Ragtime Band" in 1911.

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    Heaven, I’m in heaven
    And my heart beats so that I can hardly speak.
    Irving Berlin (1888–1989)

    Those men are most apt to be obsequious and conciliating abroad, who are under the discipline of shrews at home.
    —Washington Irving (1783–1859)

    From the mountains to the prairies,
    To the oceans white with foam,
    God bless America,
    My home sweet home!
    —Irving Berlin (1888–1989)