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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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  • LlangollenEisteddfod avatar May-06-2016, 06:03:29

    RT @WOWalesOnline: Want to own this signed doodle by Burt Bacharach? @llangollen_Eist is auctioning it https://t.co/xSAHCsQfDd

  • WhatsOnWalesOnline avatar May-06-2016, 05:28:31

    Want to own this signed doodle by Burt Bacharach? @llangollen_Eist is auctioning it https://t.co/xSAHCsQfDd

  • Viva Brighton avatar May-06-2016, 04:40:28

    RT @Fi_Blair: @Viva_Brighton Burt Bacharach you legend! #VivaLoveSupreme

  • ガンバ avatar May-06-2016, 04:16:03

    #NowPlaying "Wives And Lovers" - Jack Jones on album "Burt Bacharach Collection [Disc 2]" https://t.co/jC3RAVsKK7

  • michela avatar May-06-2016, 03:50:17

    What the World Needs Now by Burt Bacharach, performed by Korby Lenker https://t.co/72V1CJpQJ2

  • TFB Radio avatar May-06-2016, 03:44:15

    My Little Red Book - Burt Bacharach #NowPlaying

  • Jose Luis avatar May-05-2016, 23:42:32

    Burt Bacharach - Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head https://t.co/i2zV0uZAKj via @YouTube

  • 1000 Webradios avatar May-05-2016, 22:50:09

    https://t.co/1pu8ijDxY9: Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head / Burt Bacharach. https://t.co/Zu0QmlMBF3 #Erinnerungen

  • 1000 Melodien avatar May-05-2016, 22:50:09

    https://t.co/rSPhclAPjP Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head von Burt Bacharach. https://t.co/HDlY77holy #Erinnerungen

  • 1000 Melodien avatar May-05-2016, 22:02:03

    In dieser Stunde bei 1000 Melodien u.a.: Love Unlimited Orchestra, Burt Bacharach und Alan Parsons Project.

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