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Irving Berlin a life in song by Philip Furia

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Published by Schirmer Books in New York .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Berlin, Irving, 1888-,
  • Composers -- United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

StatementPhilip Furia, with the assistance of Graham Wood ; Irving Berlin songography compiled by Ken Bloom.
ContributionsWood, Graham.
LC ClassificationsML410.B499 F87 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 323 p. :
Number of Pages323
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL355692M
ISBN 100028648153
LC Control Number98015486

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