The story of the creation of the song “God Bless America” (“Lord Bless America”) – an unofficial anthem of the United States
This man in America became what Isaac Dunaevsky was in the USSR. The celebration of Irwin Berlin on his 100th birthday marked a big concert at Carnegie Hall, which was attended by Leonard Bernstein, Isaac Stern, Frank Sinatra and other celebrities. In his creative luggage – music for 19 Broadway musicals, 18 films, in total, about 1000 songs were written. Moreover, 450 of them are famous hits, 282 were among the top ten in popularity, and 35 were honored to make up the immortal song heritage of America. And one of them – “God Bless America” - gained the status of an unofficial anthem of the United States.
GOD BLESS AMERICA LAND THAT I LOVE …
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