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Burt Bacharach Dead?

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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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  • Boisdale Restaurants avatar May-30-2016, 05:10:17

    This week we will have chance to enjoy the tunes of Burt Bacharach from Tuesday to Thursday

  • Mathieu avatar May-30-2016, 05:08:12

    Montag 12:08 Uhr und 27 Grad. Zeit für ein wenig Burt Bacharach: Brenda Lee - This Girl's In Love With You

  • Djohan cash avatar May-30-2016, 04:59:31

    Watching Shaun Escoffery sings Burt Bacharach Songs (BD&Dvd) this is A house isn't a home @musikplus #JazzyOnMonday

  • Jazz Rep Co. avatar May-30-2016, 04:40:18

    This week we will have chance to enjoy the tunes of Burt Bacharach, one of the most successful American...

  • Тексты песен avatar May-30-2016, 04:26:02

    Текст песни Burt Bacharach - What's Her Name Today? перевод

  • Yasin Yalva avatar May-30-2016, 02:00:18

    good night. Burt Bacharach - This Guy's in Love with You

  • らら avatar May-30-2016, 01:27:57

    FMから流れてきたコステロ。この声、苦手だったのに旋律に引き込まれた。朝からのモヤモヤがうそみたいになくなった。ありがとう🎵 【J-WAVE】ELVIS COSTELLO/BURT BACHARACH・GOD GIVE ME STRENGTH #radiko

  • かみつれの聴いてる曲 avatar May-30-2016, 01:15:21

    ♪【iTunes】Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid - South American Getaway (5:18) / Burt Bacharach ()

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