Known for God Bless America and Light Xmas. He was regarded as among America’s most significant songwriters. His home was burnt down within an action of antisemitism. His initial international strike was Alexander’s Ragtime Music group from 1911, which began an internationally dance trend. His six-decade profession created 1,500 music, eight Academy Prize nominations, and 25 graph hits. His music were included in artists which range from Frank Sinatra to Jerry Garcia. He wedded Dorothy Goetz, whose sibling was songwriter E. Ray Goetz, in Feb 1912. She passed away of typhoid fever half a year after their wedding ceremony. He later wedded heiress Ellin MacKay on January 4, 1926, with whom he fathered four kids. He caused Ronald Reagan in the film This is actually the Military from 1942 where Kate Smith sang God Bless America, his well-known 1918 patriotic amount.