As Thousands Cheer: The Life of Irving Berlin
Irving Berlin (1888–1989) was unable to read or write music and could only play the piano in the key of F-sharp major; yet, for the first half of the twentieth century he was America's most successful and most representative songwriter, composing such hits as "Alexander's Ragtime Band," "Cheek to Cheek," "Let's Face the Music and Dance," "Puttin' on the Ritz," "White Christmas," "Anything You Can Do," "There's No Business Like Show Business," and "God Bless America." As Thousands Cheer, winner of the Ralph J. Gleason Music Book Award, explores with precision and sensitivity Berlin's long, prolific career; his self-doubt and late-blooming misanthropy; and the tyrannical control he exerted over his legacy of song. From his immigrant beginnings through Tin Pan Alley, Broadway, and Hollywood to his reclusive and bitter final years, this definitive biography reveals the man who wrote 1500 songs but could never quash the fear that, for all his success, he wasn't quite good enough.
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I was more than halfway through the biography of this American icon before I realized what was wrong with it. It wasn't the writing style, which in fact is terrific. It wasn't the depth of the ... Read full review
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His life is something. And, he is a great composer. One of my favorite composer of the 20th century. Read full review
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As Thousands Cheer: The Life of Irving Berlin, by Lawrence Bergreen
Bergreen's biographical book reviewed by Phillip D. Atteberry
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As Thousands Cheer: The Life of Irving Berlin. By Laurence Bergreen. New York: Viking, 1990. [xiv, 658 p. ISBN 0-670-81874-7. $24.95. ...
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In his review of Laurence Bergreen's ''As Thousands Cheer: The Life of Irving Berlin'' (July 1), Gene Lees speculates that the reason Mr. Bergreen did not ...
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... lengthiest Berlin monograph to date, trailing only Laurence Bergreen's 1990 volume As Thousands Cheer: The Life of Irving Berlin (New York: Viking). ...
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Irving Berlin: In and Out of Tune. Macleans, Sept. 3, 1990, p57(2). In 1911, the song "Alexander's Ragtime Band" catapulted a 23-year-old composer named ...
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