Legendary pop composer Burt Bacharach has handed away at 94, his publicist Tina Brausam confirmed.
All through his life, particularly within the ’60s and ’70s, Bacharach introduced us chart-topping and enduring songs like Perry Como’s “Magic Moments,” Dione Warwick’s “I Say a Little Prayer,” B.J. Thomas’ “Raindrops Maintain Fallin’ On My Head,” and lots of extra.
SiriusXM’s 60s Gold (Ch. 73) and 70s on 7 (Ch. 7) channels will likely be paying tribute to Bacharach all day lengthy. Plus, watch clips from his 2020 look at SiriusXM’s studios beneath.
Probably the most necessary songwriters of the twentieth century, Bacharach most steadily collaborated with lyricist Hal David. He labored with a few of the largest artists on the time — together with Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Aretha Franklin, and Elvis Costello — and achieved 73 US Prime 40 hits and eight GRAMMY Awards. He additionally received three Oscars for his scores of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Child and Arthur.
Bacharach is survived by spouse Jane Hansen and kids Oliver, Raleigh, and Cristopher.