Burt Bacharach

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by Burt Bacharach

Biography

12 May 1928, Kansas City, Missouri, USA. As a composer and arranger, Bacharach is rightly regarded as one of the most important figures in contemporary pop music. Although his father was a journalist, it was music rather than lyrics that was to prove Bacharach’s forte. Raised in New York, he was a jazz aficionado and played in various ensembles during the 40s. He studied musical theory and composition at university and served in the US Army between 1950 and 1952. Following his discharge,... Read more

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easy listening
pop
lounge
oldies
bacharach
soundtrack
60s
jazz
songwriter
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