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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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  • 颯(sou) avatar Dec-04-2016, 13:36:26

    RT @gen0805: おれは、好きなんだなぁ3ピースバンド、やっぱり^_^。 Alfie/Burt Bacharach いいの聞かせてもらいました、ありがとうSHOくん。楽しいライブだった\(^o^)/❗️

  • 45cat avatar Dec-04-2016, 13:32:30

    New Record: Burt Bacharach And His Orchestra - Live In Japan [A&M] [1971] https://t.co/bOQsOJJady

  • Michael Rideout avatar Dec-04-2016, 12:04:20

    RT @hadleyfraser: Here's @willbutterwort1, me and a picture of Burt Bacharach. Come join us at @LiveAtZedel Saturday April 1st. https://t.c…

  • Scott Timberg avatar Dec-04-2016, 12:02:20

    Best song from the Elvis Costello/ Burt Bacharach LP https://t.co/dOqO3gZDwD

  • KINO avatar Dec-04-2016, 10:53:33

    おれは、好きなんだなぁ3ピースバンド、やっぱり^_^。 Alfie/Burt Bacharach いいの聞かせてもらいました、ありがとうSHOくん。楽しいライブだった\(^o^)/❗️

  • Emma avatar Dec-04-2016, 10:47:38

    Burt Bacharach kinda mood

  • Patty Salazar avatar Dec-04-2016, 10:19:53

    RT @hadleyfraser: Here's @willbutterwort1, me and a picture of Burt Bacharach. Come join us at @LiveAtZedel Saturday April 1st. https://t.c…

  • jacqueline-brownbear avatar Dec-04-2016, 10:07:22

    A duet with @officialAJBrown & Burt Bacharach would be the most epic piece of work ever..!

  • Emma Lowndes avatar Dec-04-2016, 10:02:38

    RT @hadleyfraser: Here's @willbutterwort1, me and a picture of Burt Bacharach. Come join us at @LiveAtZedel Saturday April 1st. https://t.c…

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