Lot 16: Beautiful and Large Signature of Irving Berlin, Composer of "God Bless America"
Presidential Letters, Free Franks & Speeches: Washington to Bush + Important Autographs in History, Science & the Arts
October 26, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: BERLIN, IRVING. (1888-1989). Russian-born, American songwriter. CS. (“Irving Berlin”). 1p. 12mo. N.p., N.d. A white card on which Berlin has diagonally penned a large and bold signature in black ink. ********** “Perhaps the most versatile and successful American popular songwriter of the 20th century,” Berlin published more than 1,500 songs, the most famous of which are the enduring classics Alexander’s Ragtime Band, God Bless America and White Christmas. ********** In near mint condition.