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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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  • Tom Whalen avatar May-05-2015, 00:08:14

    @EdCamposJr @jcorippo @mrmacsclasses @ChristineMonge I have Burt Bacharach on my wall. Same thing.

  • recommend deals avatar May-04-2015, 22:58:49

    PB PHOTO abh-443 Bruce Jenner Athlete with Linda Thompson, Burt Bacharach http://t.co/VXrLPiFbJo http://t.co/h4ZT1FlUTm

  • 目黒一中(おぢさん) avatar May-04-2015, 22:44:45

    RT @cipriani_s: アニタ・カー『Reflect on the Hits of Burt Bacharach』をまた聴いている。涙なしに聴けないほど素晴らしい。完璧だ。バカラック・カバーとしても恐らくベスト。なんとかCD再発できないか。永遠の一枚的名盤。 http:…

  • babby avatar May-04-2015, 22:38:40

    アニタ・カー『Reflect on the Hits of Burt Bacharach』をまた聴いている。涙なしに聴けないほど素晴らしい。完璧だ。バカラック・カバーとしても恐らくベスト。なんとかCD再発できないか。永遠の一枚的名盤。 http://t.co/SAnlpVssTk

  • Leslie avatar May-04-2015, 22:38:00

    Burt Bacharach A synonym is a word you use when you cant spell the word you first thought of. ok

  • MUSE/IQUE avatar May-04-2015, 22:05:51

    "Any Day Now" is a popular song written by Burt Bacharach and Bob Hilliard in 1962.

  • MUSE/IQUE avatar May-04-2015, 22:02:57

    "The Look of Love" is a popular song composed by Burt Bacharach and Hal David and sung, by Dusty Springfield. #bacharach #uncorked

  • MUSE/IQUE avatar May-04-2015, 21:51:56

    "A House Is not a Home" is a 1964 song recorded by American singer Dionne Warwick, and written by the team of Burt Bacharach and Hal David.

  • MUSE/IQUE avatar May-04-2015, 21:47:29

    "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" is B. J. Thomas's #1 song, written by Hal David and Burt Bacharach.

  • Radio Sette Asiago avatar May-04-2015, 21:28:45

    Now Playng: BURT BACHARACH - I'LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN-1969

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