Bacharach's music has been sung by a number of popular singers including Dionne Warwick, Aretha Franklin, Luther Vandross, Tom Jones, The Carpenters and Dusty Springfield. The music has been praised for the distinctive melodies, sophisticated style and at times a light classical feel. He wrote a total of 52 Top 40 hits in his songwriting career.
He has been married four times, to Paula Stewart, actress Angie Dickinson, lyricist Carole Bayer Sager with whom he collaborated on a number of pieces, and currently (as of 2003) Jane Hanson.
Bacharach has had cameo roles in a number of Hollywood movies including all three Austin Powers movies.
Burt Bacharach Facts
|Birthday||May 12, 1928 (88)|
|Birthplace||Kansas City, Missouri, USA|
|Life in Song|
|Burt Bacharach's Greatest Hits|
|Dionne Warwick & Burt Bacharach: Live From the Rainbow Room|
|Chris Botti Live with Orchestra & Special Guests: Homecoming Concert|
|Chris Botti Live PBS Exclusive Bonus DVD|
|Elvis Costello/Burt Bacharach: Sessions From W. 54th|
|Original Masters: Burt Bacharach's Best|
|A Tribute to Burt Bacharach & Hal David|
|British Invasion: Dusty Springfield|