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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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  • 1000 Melodien avatar Sep-15-2014, 21:52:12

    http://t.co/zSv5A5z901 spielte/played Burt Bacharach - Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head #np #nowplaying

  • VOXMUSIC avatar Sep-15-2014, 21:50:04

    【Promises, Promises / Music: Burt Bacharach】ブロードウェイ・ミュージカル「Promises, Promises」のオリジナル・キャスト・アルバム。音楽はバート・バカラック。いい曲満載。 http://t.co/JTnKcSAzpZ

  • robert  avatar Sep-15-2014, 21:40:53

    Dusty Springfield & Burt Bacharach - A House Is Not A Home (Burt Bachara...: http://t.co/bWWc8batuD via @YouTube

  • robert  avatar Sep-15-2014, 21:29:06

    Dusty Springfield - The Look Of Love (Burt Bacharach's Best): http://t.co/2JCnzXKAsy via @YouTube

  • RADIOLIVE PEKANBARU  avatar Sep-15-2014, 20:42:01

    Dionne Warwick & Steve Wonder & Burt Bacharach,Gladys Knight,Elton John - Thats What Friends Are For

  • ® avatar Sep-15-2014, 20:35:26

    #nowplaying Burt Bacharach - Walk on By これ、なんの映画だっけ…そもそも映画だっけ http://t.co/cOovisWFDr

  • David Lloyd Glover avatar Sep-15-2014, 19:42:48

    Burt Bacharach is now playing on Hollywood Candlelight and Wine Burt BacharachBlue on http://t.co/tmp08OIAQE

  • Blue Beehive avatar Sep-15-2014, 17:46:08

    @Quadrivii um.... - What do you get when you fall in love? A guy blaugh blaugh . . . - [exit stage left Burt Bacharach] better?

  • sabâ avatar Sep-15-2014, 17:33:13

    Elvis Costello & Burt Bacharach: God Give Me Strength: http://t.co/Dzj6uzYEhn @YouTube ....geCEden.....

  • David Lloyd Glover avatar Sep-15-2014, 17:08:59

    Burt Bacharach is now playing on Hollywood Candlelight and Wine Dionne WarwickOne Less Bell To http://t.co/ucvI12jNlq

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