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UMP sign the Irving Berlin catalogue

UMP sign the Irving Berlin catalogue

Irving Berlin was one of the greatest American composers and songwriters of the last century, with over 1,200 songs and a host of Broadway musicals and Hollywood films to his name. Decades later his songs remain as relevant now as they ever were.

Universal Music Publishing now represent worldwide (excluding USA/ Canada) the catalogue of Irving Berlin – a figure who was without a doubt one of the last century's greatest composers and songwriters, creating over 1,200 songs across a 60 year career. His influence was such that composer Jerome Kern famously said of the self taught musical legend; "Irving Berlin has no place in American music - he is American music."

His musical talents extended to both Broadway and the silver screen – with musical scores including the phenomenally successful 'Annie Get Your Gun', and movie credits such as 'Top Hat', 'White Christmas' and 'There's No Business Like Show Business'.

Recordings of these timeless songs range from the Ella Fitzgerald classics to Mercury Rev to Lady Gaga, and have featured on our screens since the inception of television, and still continue to do so today, in films such as 'Titanic', 'Green Mile', 'Home Alone', and most recently as part of Michelle Williams' stunning performance in 'My Week With Marilyn'.

White Christmas
Play Irving Berlin Classic Songs
Track Artist
A Couple Of Swells Fred Astaire
Always Patsy Cline
Anything You Can Do Ethel Merman
Doin' What Comes Naturally Ethel Merman
Easter Parade Bing Crosby
Heat Wave Ethel Waters
I Got Lost In Her Arms Tony Bennett
Isn't This A Lovely Day Ella Fitzgerald
I've Got Plenty To Be Thankful For Bing Crosby
Lazy Marilyn Monroe
Let Yourself Go Ginger Rogers
Let's Start The New Year Right Frank Sinatra
Marie Jack Leonard
Puttin On The Ritz Fred Astaire
Say It Isn't So Rudy Vallee
The Best Things Happen When You're Dancing Danny Kaye
There's No Business Like Show Business Mel Torme
They Say It's Wonderful Frank Sinatra
Top Hat, White Tie And Tails Fred Astaire
White Christmas Bing Crosby