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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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  • Promises, Promises avatar Jul-01-2016, 07:44:43

    RT @CTheatrePassion: News for lovers of Burt Bacharach music: @PromisesMusical opening in Jan 2017 read the full story here…

  • Tania MacLeod avatar Jul-01-2016, 07:39:41

    RT @tourmangsue: Burt Bacharach at the Philharmonic Hall - review and pictures

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  • highly magnificent d avatar Jul-01-2016, 07:20:14

    Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid - Burt Bacharach - A&M LP Vinyl Record

  • itayan avatar Jul-01-2016, 07:16:25

    RT @rickastley: Had a fantastic time with @MarcAlmond and @Rumersongs on Saturday at the Burt Bacharach gig! Rick X

  • 2minutepopsongs avatar Jul-01-2016, 06:54:21

    Sure, Queens has Burt Bacharach & the Shangri-Las (both of whom I love), but it just isn't the same.

  • WPWAM avatar Jul-01-2016, 06:40:45

    Burt Bacharach Ain't Raking It In Like He Used To #corpgov

  • Carn'sTheatrePassion avatar Jul-01-2016, 06:08:13

    News for lovers of Burt Bacharach music: @PromisesMusical opening in Jan 2017 read the full story here

  • Ken Spellman avatar Jul-01-2016, 06:02:11

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