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Fact or Fiction: Was 'White Christmas' written at the Biltmore?

FOX 10 News Phoenix
“The story begins in 1939,” Arizona's Official State Historian Marshall Trimble told me, “with Berlin staying at the Biltmore Hotel composing words and music for three movies: Alexander's Ragtime Band, Carefree and Second Fiddle.” “Berlin” would be ...

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How White Christmas classic was born in sunny California

dailytelegraph.com.au
His first major hit was the 1911 tune Alexander's Ragtime band, leading to greater successes writing for stage shows and later films. But success was tinged with tragedy when his infant son Irving died on Christmas Day in 1928. He always found the ...

1939 Academy Awards Original Score Winner Alexander

Irving Berlin: For Everyman, by Everyman

Oregon ArtsWatch
It was a long, long haul through a slew of forgettable “coon” songs, “kike” songs, “guinea” songs, and “kraut” songs to get to “Alexander's Ragtime Band.” There are no forgotten musical gems here. Out of 190 songs you may know only “Alexander” and ...

1939 Academy Awards Original Score Winner Alexander

'All Is Calm' is a new Christmas tradition at NC Stage

Asheville Citizen-Times
The tunes are all traditional, ranging from "God Save the King" and Irving Berlin's "Alexander's Ragtime Band" to a litany of familiar but not sappy Christmas melodies. In addition to the splendid spoken words in varieties of Brit-speak, songs are ...

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