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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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  • じいちゃん avatar Mar-05-2015, 22:57:45

    #nowplaying In Our Time - Burt Bacharach At This Time

  • Mateus Rangel avatar Mar-05-2015, 22:39:54

    RT @pamonha_chan: THE CARPENTERS Live in Concert 1972 THE SONGS OF BURT BACHARACH (Medley): http://t.co/07XLtjSDjj EI VC PARE JÁ O Q TÁ FA…

  • julia da pamonha avatar Mar-05-2015, 22:39:31

    THE CARPENTERS Live in Concert 1972 THE SONGS OF BURT BACHARACH (Medley): http://t.co/07XLtjSDjj EI VC PARE JÁ O Q TÁ FAZENDO E VÁ VER ISSO

  • Kaitlin Stafford avatar Mar-05-2015, 21:08:41

    RT @MrMelonFarmer: I helped write a Burt Bacharach inspired tune. Check it out: http://t.co/YjqMrD3ZJu

  • Mantis Toboggan avatar Mar-05-2015, 19:28:44

    #nowspinning 'money' by burt bacharach #arthur

  • Damla avatar Mar-05-2015, 18:58:47

    Tom Jones with Burt Bacharach - Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head (HQ) http://t.co/CtWLJIL4sm

  • Super Offerte avatar Mar-05-2015, 18:58:14

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  • Steve Dear avatar Mar-05-2015, 18:57:37

    I posted 17 photos on Facebook in the album "Burt Bacharach" http://t.co/LXKfAKfL4s

  • 1000 Melodien avatar Mar-05-2015, 18:57:04

    http://t.co/rSPhclSqIp spielte I Say A Little Prayer von Burt Bacharach. #Erinnerungen #nowplaying

  • Afternoon Deelites avatar Mar-05-2015, 18:32:56

    RT @OF_RailTrip: #fbf My buddy Afternoon Deelites super impressive in @santaanitapark '95 San Felipe for owner Burt Bacharach! https://t.co…

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