“HE HELPED WRITE THE STORY OF THIS COUNTRY, CAPTURING THE BEST OF WHO WE ARE AND THE DREAMS THAT SHAPE OUR LIVES.” THE 1942 FILM HOLIDAY INN INTRODUCED HIS “WHITE CHRISTMAS”, ONE OF THE MOST RECORDED SONGS IN HISTORY. THE SONG EVOKES A PRIMAL NOSTALGIA—A PURE CHILDLIKE LONGING FOR ROOTS, HOME AND CHILDHOOD. “WHITE CHRISTMAS” WON BERLIN AN ACADEMY AWARY FOR BEST MUSIC IN AN ORIGINAL SONG.
IRVING BERLIN (1888-1989) SIGNED “WHITE CHRISTMAS” SHEET MUSIC, “Irving Berlin”, 9 x 12, by the Russian American composer and lyrist, widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in history. Irving Berlin signs the cover of this 1942 “White Christmas” sheet music, published by Irving Berlin Music Company, New York City, which Berlin had founded in 1919. The words and music are by Irving Berlin. It is signed in blue ink against the dark green background and is in good condition, with light rubbing, small creasing, and a few edge chips. It comes with JSA Letter of Authenticity.