Burt Bacharach 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. He was one of the most important composers of 20th-century popular music.
Burt Bacharach Second Wife: Who is Angie Dickinson?
Burt Bacharach second marriage was to actress Angie Dickinson, lasting for 15 years (1965–1980). Angeline Dickinson is an American actress.
She began her career on television, appearing in many anthology series during the 1950s, before gaining her breakthrough role in Gun the Man Down with James Arness and the Western film Rio Bravo, for which she received the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year.
Bacharach and Dickinson had a daughter named Nikki Bacharach, who was autistic and took her own life on January 4, 2007, at the age of 40.