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Irving Berlin

Irving Berlin

Interment LocationVisited 
New York, NYSeptember 7, 2019 


Fast Facts

Born: May 11, 1888 in Tyumen, Russian Empire

Spouses: Dorothy Goetz Berlin (m. 1912); Ellin Mackay Berlin (m. 1926-1988)

Military Rank: Sergeant — U.S. Army

Academy Award: Best Original Song (1943)

Congressional Gold Medal: 1954

Presidential Medal of Freedom: Awarded by Gerald Ford (1977)

Died: September 22, 1989 in New York, New York

Age: 101

Interment: Woodlawn Cemetery, New York, New York

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