Burt Bacharach

1928 - Today

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Burt Freeman Bacharach ( BAK-ə-rak; born May 12, 1928) is an American composer, songwriter, record producer and pianist who composed hundreds of pop songs from the late 1950s through the 1980s, many in collaboration with lyricist Hal David. A six-time Grammy Award winner and three-time Academy Award winner, Bacharach's songs have been recorded by more than 1,000 different artists. As of 2014, he had written 73 US and 52 UK Top 40 hits. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Burt Bacharach has received more than 4,855,420 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Burt Bacharach is the 342nd most popular musician (down from 296th in 2019), the 1,953rd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,607th in 2019) and the 103rd most popular Musician.

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Among musicians, Burt Bacharach ranks 342 out of 2,662Before him are Don Airey, Billy Gibbons, Jack Bruce, Michael Cretu, Jean-Pierre Rampal, and Cliff Williams. After him are Grigory Sokolov, Ginger Baker, Wilhelm Backhaus, Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre, Lee Soo-man, and Bo Diddley.

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Among people born in 1928, Burt Bacharach ranks 121Before him are Dick York, Gordie Howe, Hayden White, Malcolm Glazer, Jack Kevorkian, and Georgy Dobrovolsky. After him are Bo Diddley, Vladimir Beara, Humberto Maturana, Petr Ginz, Frank Borman, and Al Lettieri.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Burt Bacharach ranks 1,953 out of 18,182Before him are Upton Sinclair (1878), Marion Zimmer Bradley (1930), Griffin Dunne (1955), Thomas J. Watson (1874), Richard Brooks (1912), and Hubert Humphrey (1911). After him are Robert Mapplethorpe (1946), Chris Evert (1954), Ted Turner (1938), Carol Gilligan (1936), Alfred Vail (1807), and Matthew Ridgway (1895).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Burt Bacharach ranks 103Before him are Ry Cooder (1947), John Densmore (1944), Ray Conniff (1916), Robby Krieger (1946), Buddy Rich (1917), and Billy Gibbons (1949). After him are Bo Diddley (1928), Liberace (1919), David Crosby (1941), Peter Criss (1945), Robert Trujillo (1964), and Jerry Reed (1937).

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