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Burt Bacharach Dead?

Date of Death: Death Not Confirmed
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Burt F. Bacharach ( /ˈbækəræk/ BAK-ə-rak; born May 12, 1928) is an American pianist, composer and music producer. He is known for his popular hit songs and compositions from the mid-1950s through the 1980s, with lyrics written by Hal David. Many of their hits were produced specifically for, and performed by, Dionne Warwick. Following on with the initial success of this collaboration, Bacharach went on to produce hits with Dusty Springfield, Bobbie Gentry, Jackie DeShannon and others. As of 2006, Bacharach had written 70 Top 40 hits in the U.S., and 52 Top 40 hits in the UK. Burt Bacharach was born in Kansas City, Missouri, but grew up in the Forest Hills section of New York City, graduating from Forest Hills High School in 1946. He is the son of Irma (née Freeman) and Bert Bacharach, a well-known syndicated newspaper columnist, and is of German-Jewish descent. Bacharach studied music at McGill University, under Helmut Blume, at the Mannes School of Music, and at the Music Academy of the West in Montecito, California. His composition teachers included Darius Milhaud, Henry Cowell, and Bohuslav Martinů. Following service in the Army, Bacharach worked as a pianist, both as a solo

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  • ミツル avatar May-28-2015, 06:09:16

    Elvis Costello & Burt Bacharach - I Still Have That Other Girl @YouTubeさんから

  • ミツル avatar May-28-2015, 06:07:44

    Elvis Costello, Burt Bacharach - Toledo @YouTubeさんから

  • lieben3 avatar May-28-2015, 06:03:23

    #nowplaying Make It Easy On Yourself by Dionne Warwick on The Look Of Love / The Best Of Burt Bacharach in KaiserTone ♪♪

  • ミツル avatar May-28-2015, 06:03:16

    Elvis Costello & Burt Bacharach: God Give Me Strength @YouTubeさんから

  • なべさん avatar May-28-2015, 06:00:44

    @MMSDJDD 僕もあまり詳しくないですが、Ervis Costero/Burt Bacharachの共作は大好きなアルバムですね。知ってたらごめんなさい。(^人^)

  • AwesomeAussies avatar May-28-2015, 05:57:01

    RT @tommyemmanuel: "Close to You" released by The Carpenters 45 years ago today. Here's Tommy's arrangement of the B…

  • Jimmy Harper avatar May-28-2015, 05:31:28

    Dionne Warwick and Burt Bacharach: Live at The Rainbow Room (1996) via @YouTube

  • 1000 Melodien avatar May-28-2015, 01:24:02 spielte Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head von Burt Bacharach. #Erinnerungen #nowplaying

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