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
http://t.co/rSPhcma1Qt spielte Do You Know The Way To San Jose von Burt Bacharach. #Erinnerungen #nowplaying
Link to my review of Tucson Jazz Festival closing show of Burt Bacharach in concert: http://t.co/Y87ZLC4u83
Thanks to celliottphotos for the photo with Burt Bacharach at the Fox. tucsonjazzfest http://t.co/bRkXy5myTT
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Late night listening to the infinitely cool Burt Bacharach. Not just a guy from the Austin Powers movies you know... http://t.co/bJS6z1yYsd
Sheryl Crow-Burt Bacharach-One less Bell to Answer: http://t.co/qptmlq0ZG3 via @YouTube-Burt Bacharach-- beautiful melody!!
This weekend at the Paris Cat: Reimagining Burt Bacharach, Emma Gilmartin, La Nuit Blanche ft. Raleigh, Heather... http://t.co/NC1gqyA3tU
Linda Ronstadt - Hurt So Bad: http://t.co/YMFrkaKEbA burt bacharach masterful melody in the interpretation of Linda Ronstadt, I love!!!
What The World Needs Now - Burt Bacharach http://t.co/qcLKWn75ZC
Burt Bacharach & The Posies - "What The World Needs Now Is Love" http://t.co/WPE9tU7s61