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  • Notes: Selected for 2012

Hal David

Next stretch: Vincente Minnelli
Previous star: Thomas A Edison

Biography

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.

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  • 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

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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 ...

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