Burt Bacharach Biography

Burt Freeman Bacharach (born May 12, 1928) is an American singer–songwriter, composer, record producer and pianist. A six-time Grammy Award winner and three-time Academy Award winner, he is known for his popular hit songs and compositions from the late 1950s through the 1980s, many with lyrics written by Hal David as part of the duo Bacharach and David.

Most of their hits were written specifically for and performed by Dionne Warwick, but early on they worked with Gene Pitney and Gene McDaniels. Following the initial success of these collaborations, Bacharach went on to write hits for The Carpenters, Dusty Springfield, Bobbie Gentry, Jackie DeShannon, Tom Jones, Herb Alpert, B.J. Thomas and others.

, Bacharach has written 73 Top 40 hits in the US and 52 Top 40 hits in the UK.

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Burt Bacharach joined by Adele, Jamie Cullum, Beth Rowley at BBC Electric Proms

Legendary songwriter is joined by a few guests in London

  • Oct 23, 2008

BACHARACH SUES VENUE

The ageing songwriting legend is claiming damages after slipping in a darkened venue and injuring his shoulder...

  • Mar 20, 2001

SWOON IN JUNE!

The legendary songwriting duo perform together at London's [b]Royal Albert Hall[/b] in June...

  • May 3, 2000

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