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Burt Bacharach Dead?

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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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  • Mario Vitale avatar Aug-03-2015, 15:57:35

    La mia sigla di "Onda notte" in radio, primi anni '80 ♥ "This Guy's in Love with You" - Burt Bacharach via @YouTube

  • RichVoyages avatar Aug-03-2015, 15:55:01

    Cilla Black with Burt Bacharach singing "This Guy's in Love with You" pl... via @YouTube

  • RichVoyages avatar Aug-03-2015, 15:49:18

    Cilla Black R.I.P. - Cilla Black & Burt Bacharach - Recording Alfie in Abbey Road Studios via @YouTube

  • THE ALFEE fan avatar Aug-03-2015, 15:41:34

    iTunes:Alfie Burt Bacharach & ピーボ・ブライソン New Music from an Old Friend #アルフィー #alfee #相互フォロー #sougofollow

  • THE ALFEE fan avatar Aug-03-2015, 15:41:32

    iTunes:アルフィー ミウシャ Sweet Bossa, Burt Bacharach~ (They long to be) Close to you #アルフィー #alfee #相互フォロー #sougofollow

  • Eddie McCreadie 1977 avatar Aug-03-2015, 15:29:50

    If you just want sample of @FaithNoMore at BBC1 check out their version of Burt Bacharach This guys in love with you

  • Solos Absurdos avatar Aug-03-2015, 15:17:33

    Burt Bacharach - Alfie Amazing version via @YouTube

  • Umberto Gini avatar Aug-03-2015, 15:11:38

    Burt Bacharach ~ Alfie

  • Umberto Gini avatar Aug-03-2015, 15:09:47

    Burt Bacharach / Dusty Springfield ~ The Look Of Love

  • Erick Norman Eck avatar Aug-03-2015, 14:47:58

    Posted a new song: "I'll Never Fall in Love Again (Burt Bacharach/Hal David)" #music

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