Irving Berlin Songbook Editors Robert Kimball and Linda Emmet


Robert Kimball is the editor of the new book, The Complete Lyrics of Irving Berlin (Knopf) which he compiled with Berlins daughter, Linda Emmet. Berlins songs include "Cheek to Cheek, "Lets Face the Music," "Always," "Theres No Business Like Show Business, " "White Christmas," and the song heard a lot of late, "God Bless America." Kimball edited complete lyrics collections of Cole Porter, Ira Gershwin, and Lorenz Hart. He also collaborated on the book Reading Lyrics an anthology of some of the most important lyricists of the last century, including the lyrics of George M. Cohan, Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Ira Gershwin, Lorenz Hart, Dorothy Field, Frank Loesser, Johnny Mercer, and more.

Linda Emmet is the daughter of songwriter Irving Berlin. She edited The Complete Lyrics of Irving Berlin (Knopf) with Robert Kimball.



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