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Hal David

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Hal David

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Harold Lane "Hal" David (May 25, 1921 – September 1, 2012) was an American lyricist. He grew up in Brooklyn, New York City. He was best known for his collaborations with composer Burt Bacharach and his association with Dionne Warwick.

Fact file

  • Birth name: Harold Lane David
  • Born: May 25, 1921 New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Died: September 1, 2012 (aged 91) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Genres: Pop
  • Occupation(s): Lyricist
  • Years active: 1940s-2012
  • Associated acts: Burt Bacharach Dionne Warwick

Read more about Hal David at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 15: Benny Blanco poses with the Hal David Starlight Award winner Ed Sheehan backstage at the Songwriters Hall Of Fame 48th Annual Induction and Awards at New York Marriott Marquis
Variety, 2017-09-27 21:11:21
Interscope Geffen A&M announced today that the company has extended its deal with producer/ songwriter/ musician/ label head Benny Blanco, which will keep his imprints Mad Love Records and Friends Keep Secrets at the label group “well into the next decade,” according to a press release. “Benny Blanco is without ...

Variety, 2017-09-14 12:00:02
Singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb has released the third single from her new album of lullabies, “Lullaby Girl.” Her cover of “What the World Needs Now Is Love” — a popular 1965 standard written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David, and originally sung by Jackie DeShanno — features acoustic backing guitar and ...

Ed Sheeran Reveals Dream Collaborator, Song He Wishes He Kept Ahead of Songwriters Hall of Fame Honor
Billboard, 2017-06-09 20:09:02
The absurdly prolific Ed Sheeran, at just 26 years old, embodies the Songwriters Hall of Fame's Hal David Starlight Award perhaps more than any...

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