The millionaire composer paid his own utility bill with this Christmastime check to the New York Edison Company for $3.47. Berlin's composition "White Christmas," is the most popular song in the history of music. Soon after writing this check, Berlin married for the second time to New York socialite, Ellin Mackay, granddaughter of mining magnate John Mackay. Berlin was an immensely wealthy man at the time of his death in 1989. This reproduction would look great in an album or display.