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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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  • deeز avatar Oct-01-2014, 12:48:44

    This is old #Egyptian #movies to me :)) ‘The Via Veneto - Burt Bacharach’ by Dakheel on #SoundCloud https://t.co/KiDUN9g2sF

  • Ernesto Miguel R avatar Oct-01-2014, 12:22:00

    RT @AndreaNiloc: Barbra Streisand & Burt Bacharach - Close to you (1971) http://t.co/vegF4YpOra

  • Jason Dowler avatar Oct-01-2014, 12:05:17

    RT @MusicalTheatreR: ‘You don’t leave thinking you’ve been to a Burt Bacharach concert, I can tell you.’ Review @barbjungr @CrazyCoqs. http…

  • David Lloyd Glover avatar Oct-01-2014, 11:56:55

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

  • mai bullen avatar Oct-01-2014, 11:53:34

    Burt Bacharach - Alfie Amazing version: http://t.co/Ny4GSeid0L via @YouTube

  • Belize avatar Oct-01-2014, 11:34:29

    #Belize #SanIgnacio What the World Needs Now Is Love - Burt Bacharach: ... http://t.co/tzFafIRGHO

  • AquinoAbundaTonight avatar Oct-01-2014, 11:33:16

    Richard Poon covers Bacharach in new CD: Singer Richard Poon pays tribute to legendary American composer Burt ... http://t.co/4wq8Uyp2eZ

  • Samia Greer avatar Oct-01-2014, 11:11:14

    http://t.co/Xcg4zWZXzL - Burt Bacharach On Piano Jazz

  • Tekst Oversettelse avatar Oct-01-2014, 10:58:01

    Burt Bacharach - Only Love Can Break A Heart tekst og oversettelse av sang http://t.co/nloystq9Wh

  • Universal Records PH avatar Oct-01-2014, 10:51:34

    RT @ABSCBNShowbiz: Richard Poon covers Bacharach in new CD: Singer Richard Poon pays tribute to legendary American composer Burt ... http:/…

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