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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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  • RTV8 on Air avatar Apr-23-2014, 19:34:37

    Now on RTV8: Ronan Keating & Burt Bacharach - The Look Of Love #np Listen: http://t.co/iz7RPuqXHL

  • Geffroy avatar Apr-23-2014, 19:29:05

    North Sea Jazz 2009 Live - Burt Bacharach - Walk on by (HD) (+playlist): http://t.co/R0NLUHI9Qr via @YouTube

  • iTunes Music情報 avatar Apr-23-2014, 17:08:31

    Live In Rio / Marlene Dietrich & Burt Bacharach http://t.co/7XDaIGcs9j #iTunes #iPhone #LiveInRio

  • 1000 Melodien avatar Apr-23-2014, 16:57:07

    http://t.co/myXBkpzmGm spielte/played Burt Bacharach - Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head #np #nowplaying

  • 椿 avatar Apr-23-2014, 16:50:16

    仕上がり心待ちしております♡ ドンマイ (´・ω・)ノ(´;ω;) "@TakuTomizawa: burt bacharach、是非もので行きたかったが、Recとまるかぶりで未達"

  • Hitesh Patel avatar Apr-23-2014, 16:46:13

    Original poster of Burt Bacharach which featured on the cover of 'Definitely Maybe' OasisExhibition http://t.co/B8wUKpfX8U

  • ヘッドフォン.1.2. avatar Apr-23-2014, 16:44:46

    The Best of Burt Bacharach / Burt Bacharach http://t.co/i0EliwcVS7 #iTunes #iPhone #

  • 1000 Melodien avatar Apr-23-2014, 15:58:07

    http://t.co/myXBkpzmGm spielte/played Burt Bacharach - I Say A Little Prayer #np #nowplaying

  • Kyle W R Forsyth avatar Apr-23-2014, 15:57:03

    One of those days where you just wanna hit the slopes and drink some hot cocoa afterwards by the fireside and listen to Burt Bacharach

  • Prevodi Tekstova avatar Apr-23-2014, 14:56:03

    Burt Bacharach - 24 Hours From Tulsa текстови и преводи http://t.co/yTwF73Irj9

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