MUSICIAN

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 4,320,191 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Burt Bacharach is the 296th most popular musician (down from 251st in 2019), the 1,608th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,347th in 2019) and the 87th most popular American Musician.

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  • 68.18

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  • 37

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  • 3.15

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  • 4.46

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Burt Bacharach ranks 296 out of 2,675Before him are Leopold Auer, Art Tatum, Gustavo Santaolalla, Émile Waldteufel, Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller, and Ornette Coleman. After him are Woody Guthrie, Bo Diddley, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Wallace Hartley, Nicko McBrain, and Friedrich Kalkbrenner.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1928, Burt Bacharach ranks 95Before him are Sol LeWitt, Gaston Thorn, Roddy McDowall, Sara Montiel, Fred Rogers, and Elliott Erwitt. After him are Seymour Papert, Bo Diddley, Vladimir Beara, Pedro Casaldáliga, Jack Kevorkian, and Frank Borman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Burt Bacharach ranks 1,608 out of 15,968Before him are William Standish Knowles (1917), Benjamin Lee Whorf (1897), Sam Loyd (1841), Charles G. Dawes (1865), Ornette Coleman (1930), and John Backus (1924). After him are Harold Ramis (1944), Grace Zabriskie (1941), Loretta Young (1913), Emilio Estevez (1962), Woody Guthrie (1912), and Tobey Maguire (1975).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Burt Bacharach ranks 87Before him are Buddy Rich (1917), Charles Mingus (1922), John Zorn (1953), Izzy Stradlin (1962), Art Tatum (1909), and Ornette Coleman (1930). After him are Woody Guthrie (1912), Bo Diddley (1928), Stevie Ray Vaughan (1954), Will.i.am (1975), McCoy Tyner (1938), and Lester Young (1909).