Burt Bacharach Bio, Wiki, Age, Spouse, Children, Height, Networth

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Burt Bacharach Biography

Burt Bacharach (born Burt Freeman) is an American composer, songwriter, record producer, pianist, and singer. He has composed hundreds of pop songs from the late 1950s through the 1980s. Butt is well known for multi-award winning singer and songwriter.

Bacharach met lyricist Hal David in 1957 while at the Brill Building in New York City and began their writing partnership. They received a career breakthrough when their song “The Story of My Life. Bacharach and David formed a writing partnership in 1963.

Bacharach wrote over a hundred songs with David. in the early and mid-1960s, Bacharach released his first solo album in 1965 on the Kapp Records label. A&M Records signed him as an artist, and he recorded a mix of new material and re-arrangements of his best-known songs.

He recorded for A&M until 1978. In 1998, Bacharach co-wrote and recorded a Grammy-winning album with Elvis Costello, Painted from Memory, on which the compositions began to take on the sound of his earlier work.

Bacharach was featured in a number of television musicals and variety specials videotaped in the UK for ITC. In the 1990s and 2000s, Bacharach had cameo roles in Hollywood movies, including all three Austin Powers movies, inspired by his score for the 1967 James Bond parody film Casino Royale.

In the 1990s and 2000s, Bacharach had cameo roles in Hollywood movies, including all three Austin Powers movies, inspired by his score for the 1967 James Bond parody film Casino Royale.

Burt Bacharach Age

Bacharach was born On May 12, 1928, in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S. He is [agecalc birthdate=1928-05-12]

Is Burt Bacharach Still Alive?

Bacharach is still alive and still going on with his career. At 88 years old, Bacharach composed and arranged his first original score in 16 years for the film A Boy Called Po, which he released on September 1, 2017, in collaboration with composer Joseph Bauer.

Burt Bacharach Family

Bacharach was born in Kansas City, Missouri, to (mother) Irma M. (née Freeman) an amateur painter and songwriter and (father) Mark Bertram “Bert” Bacharach, a syndicated newspaper columnist. He grew up in the Kew Gardens section of New York City.

Burt Bacharach Spouse | Burt Bacharach Wife

Bacharach has been married four times. He was married to Carole Bayer Sager a lyricist from 1982 to 1991, which lasted only nine years. The two have an adopted son by the name Christopher. Bacharach was also married to Angie Dickinson from 1965–1980, it lasted for 15 years.

The couple had a daughter by the name Nikki Bacharach, who committed suicide in 2007 after struggling with psychological problems. He was first married to Paula Stewart (1953-1958) lasted for five years.

Burt Bacharach Jane Hansen

Bacharach is currently married to Jane Hansen since 1993. The couple has two children namely, a son, Oliver, and a daughter, Raleigh.

Burt Bacharach Children

He has four children, with one son being adopted:

  • Lea Nikki Bacharach – with his second wife Angie
  • Oliver Bacharach – with his fourth wife, Jane
  • Raleigh Bacharach – with the fourth wife
  • Cristopher Bacharach – adoptive son with his third wife Carole

Burt Bacharach What The World Needs Now

Bacharach composed the song “What the World Needs Now Is Love” with lyrics by Hal David. It was released on April 15, 1965.

Burt Bacharach Alfie

Bacharach wrote the song Alfie together with Hal David. The song was a major hit for Cilla Black (UK) and Dionne Warwick (US). It was released 1966 (UK); July 1966 (US).

Burt Bacharach Close To You

Bacharach wrote “Close to You,” a popular song that was released on May 15, 1970.

Burt Bacharach Elvis Costello

He collaborated with Elvis Costello in composing the song Painted from Memory. Mercury Records, a division of Universal Music Group, released it on 29 September 1998.

Bacharach The Look Of Love

Bacharach and Hal David composed “The Look of Love,” a popular song in 1967. It received a Best Song nomination in the 1968 Academy Awards.

Burt Bacharach Austin Powers

Bacharach made cameo roles in Hollywood movies in the 1990s and 2000s. He appeared in all three Austin Powers movies, inspired by his score for the 1967 Jame Bond parody film Casino Royale.

  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
  • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
  • Austin Powers in Goldmember

Burt Bacharach Height

Bacharach stands at a height of 1.73 m tall.

Burt Bacharach Net Worth

Through his long-time career, Burt has accumulated great wealth. The American singer, pianist, songwriter, composer and record producer boasts a net worth of $160 million dollars.

Burt Bacharach Tour | Bacharach Tour 2019

  • Saturday, 12 October 2019, 19:30
    Borough Theatre
    Town Hall, Cross Street, Abergavenny, United Kingdom
  • Friday, 13 December 2019, 20:00
    Saban Theatre
    8440 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA, United States
  • Saturday, 25 January 2020, 20:00
    Stables Theatre Ltd
    Stockwell Lane, Wavendon, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
  • Saturday, 28 March 2020, 19:30
    The Lights
    Andover, United Kingdom

Bacharach Films

  • Analyze This
  • An Evening with Marlene Dietrich
  • Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
  • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
  • Austin Powers in Goldmember

Burt Bacharach Songs | Burt Bacharach Albums

Here are some of his most famous songs and albums:

Popular Songs:

  • “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head”
  • “I Say a Little Prayer”
  • “Alfie”
  • “What the World Needs Now Is Love”
  • “The Look of Love”
  • “Close to You”
  • “Walk On By”
  • “Do You Know the Way to San Jose”
  • “That’s What Friends Are For”
  • “Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do)”

Albums:

  • Make It Easy on Yourself (1970)
  • Burt Bacharach (1971)
  • Living Together (1973)
  • Futures (1977)
  • Woman (1979)
  • Night Shift (1982)
  • Arthur (1981)
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
  • Lost Horizon (1973)
  • Promises, Promises (1968)

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