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Farewell to Burt Bacharach: the popular composer and pianist has died at age 94

The composer, pianist and record producer died at the age of 94 at his home in Los Angeles

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Burt Bacharach died at the age of 94 at his home in Los Angeles
Bacharach studied music at McGill University and started his career as a pianist, beginning to have success from the late 1950s.
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The extraordinary career of Burt Bacharach
During his career, Bacharach has authored 70 songs ranked in the U.S. Top 40 and 52 songs in the U.K. Top 40. Among his major awards, Burt Bacharach has won 6 Grammy Awards and 3 Oscar Awards .
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So many internationally renowned artists have sung the songs of Bacharach
Here are some of the most famous songs composed by Bacharach, co-written with lyricist Hal David: I Say a Little Prayer, I'll Never Fall In Love Again, Walk On By and Do You Know the Way to San Jose.
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Burt Bacharach has worked extensively with Dionne Warwick
Dionne Warwick sang most of the songs composed by Bacharach: the two artists worked together for a long time, creating an immensely successful musical partnership.
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Burt Bacharach has also made many soundtracks
Among the soundtracks bearing Bacharach 's signature are that of Arthur and that of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
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