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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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  • Godfather I & II avatar Mar-30-2017, 19:11:37

    What The World Needs Now - Burt Bacharach

  • exkd_mbot avatar Mar-30-2017, 19:05:38

    #NowPlaying Toledo - Elvis Costello With Burt Bacharach / Painted From Memory

  • azzurro avatar Mar-30-2017, 18:49:52

    RT @lilymars1126: 春はバカラックの季節やねぇ。 The Anita Kerr Singers – Reflect On The Hits Of Burt Bacharach & Hal David https…

  • HONEY avatar Mar-30-2017, 18:38:21

    RT @lilymars1126: 春はバカラックの季節やねぇ。 The Anita Kerr Singers – Reflect On The Hits Of Burt Bacharach & Hal David https…

  • Banana-Dragon Prod avatar Mar-30-2017, 17:58:25

    "What the world needs now is love, sweet love"-Burt Bacharach #deadpool #love #piano #friendship #family…

  • بندقه avatar Mar-30-2017, 17:12:10

    تراك برنامج الكاميرا الخفيه

  • Apricot FM avatar Mar-30-2017, 16:48:06

    #nowPlaying Burt Bacharach - South American Getaway on Apricot FM the home of great music

  • Chris Landrum avatar Mar-30-2017, 16:37:32

    #NowPlaying I'll Never Fall In Love Again by Burt Bacharach ♫

  • FUNDELECOD1GNRACION avatar Mar-30-2017, 16:37:27

    30 DE MARZO DE 1978 Burt Bacharach en La Boite del Hotel Tamanaco, Ccs (30 y 31) Por Venezuela: Hugo Carregal y...

  • Star104 Radio avatar Mar-30-2017, 16:36:01

    Burt Bacharach - This Guy's In Love With You (The Best Of Burt Bacharach / 1969) #oldies104

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