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Author Bacharach, Burt.

Title Anyone who had a heart : my life and music / Burt Bacharach with Robert Greenfield.

Imprint New York : HarperCollins, c2013.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Bacharach,B BAC    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Bacharach,B BAC    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 291 p., [16] p. plates : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]) and index.
Summary "Over the past six decades, Burt Bacharach's legendary songwriting has touched millions of devoted listeners all over the world. In Anyone who had a heart, Bacharach steps out from behind the music to give an honest, engaging look at his life--from his work with Hal David, Dionne Warwick, Elvis Costello and many others to his tumultuous marriages and the devastating fate of his beloved daughter. Growing up in Forest Hills, NY, during the 1930s and 1940s, Bacharach fell in love with music after sneaking into a Manhattan jazz club to see the legendary Dizzy Gillespie. After a stint in the Army during the Korean War, he toured the world with Marlene Dietrich, wrote an endless string of hits, scored numerous Hollywood films, married the glamorous movie star Angie Dickinson, and composed the music for the huge Broadway hit Promises, Promises. While he soared professionally, Bacharach's private life was dominated by the never-ending search for love--and the heartbreak that comes when it is lost--which is reflected in his greatest songs"--Dust jacket flap.
Subject Bacharach, Burt.
Composers -- United States -- Biography.
Pianists -- United States -- Biography.
Popular music -- United States -- 20th century.
Added Author Greenfield, Robert.
ISBN 9780062206060

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