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Bacharach : maestro! The life of a pop genius

Author: Michael Brocken
Publisher: New Malden : Chrome Dreams, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Burt Bacharach; Burt Bacharach
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Brocken
ISBN: 1842402196 9781842402191
OCLC Number: 52565835
Description: 319 pages, [14] pages of plates : portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Michael Brocken.

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Covering the well-known and public areas of Burt Bacharach's life, as well as those aspects that have previously been hidden from the media, this book examines a celebrated career spanning 50 years. Covered in detail are Bacharach's previously undocumented early life; his work with lyricist Hal David; his golden years composing hit after hit; his numerous relationships with women and his four marriages, including those to Angie Dickinson and Carole Bayer Sager; and his recent collaborations with Elvis Costello and Noel Gallagher.

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Fifty years from when Burt Bacharach's first compositions were published, the very first biography of one of popular music's most respected writers is finally available. Covering all periods of his life, including his childhood in Kansas City, his work with Tin Pan Alley and his famous collaborations with Hal David, the book also details his affairs with numerous beautiful women including his marriages to Angie Dickinson and Carole Bayer Sager. With millions of Bacharach fans throughout the world, the time couldn't be better for this inspired account of his life.

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