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Hal David (born May 25, 1921 in New York City, New York) is an American lyricist and songwriterFicticiousbyMichaelAlfredMontalbano. His older brother, Mack David, was also a lyricist and songwriter. is the 145th day of the year (146th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... NY redirects here. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... Mack David (born July 5, 1912) was an American lyricist and songwriter, best known for his work with movies and television in the 1960s, particularly his work on the Disney films Cinderella and Alice in Wonderland. ...


Much of his work has been in collaboration with Burt Bacharach, with whom he wrote hit songs for Dionne Warwick, Dusty Springfield, B. J. Thomas, Gene Pitney, Tom Jones, Jackie DeShannon, and others in the 1960s. His best selling hits include: "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head", "This Guy's in Love with You", "I'll Never Fall in Love Again", "Do You Know the Way to San Jose", "Walk on By", "What the World Needs Now Is Love", "I Say a Little Prayer", "(There's) Always Something There to Remind Me", "One Less Bell to Answer", and "Anyone Who Had a Heart". This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Marie Dionne Warrick (born December 12, 1940 in East Orange, New Jersey), known professionally as Dionne Warwick, is an African-American singer best known for her work with Hal David and Burt Bacharach as songwriters and producers. ... Dusty Springfield OBE (16 April 1939 - 2 March 1999) was a popular English singer whose career spanned four decades. ... B. J. (Billy Joe) Thomas (born August 7, 1942) in Hugo, Oklahoma and grew up around Houston, Texas, is a country singer. ... Gene Francis Alan Pitney (February 17, 1940 – April 5, 2006) was an American singer and songwriter. ... Sir Thomas Jones Woodward, KBE (born 7 June 1940), known by his stage name as Tom Jones, is a Grammy Award winning Welsh popular music singer particularly noted for his powerful voice. ... Jackie DeShannon, real name Sharon Lee Myers, (born August 21, 1944) is an American singer/songwriter with a string of hit song credits from the 1960s onwards. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ... Raindrops Keep Fallin on My Head was the number one song on the Billboard Hot 100 list in the United States in January, 1970. ... This Guys in Love with You is a song written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David and recorded by Herb Alpert. ... Ill Never Fall In Love Again is a popular song written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. ... Do You Know the Way to San Jose is a popular song by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. ... Walk on By is a song recorded by Dionne Warwick. ... What the world needs now is love, sweet love is the title of a 1965 popular song with lyrics by Hal David, and music composed by Burt Bacharach . ... A hit song by Dionne Warwick. ... (Theres) Always Something There to Remind Me is a song written in the 1960s by songwriting team Burt Bacharach and Hal David. ... Anyone Who Had a Heart is a 1960s song by American songwriting duo Burt Bacharach and Hal David. ...


"Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" won an Academy Award as the score for the movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. "Don't Make Me Over", "(They Long to Be) Close to You", and "Walk on By" are all in the Grammy Hall of Fame. "What's New Pussycat", "Alfie", and "The Look of Love" received Oscar nominations. He also wrote many country music hits, including Willie Nelson's "To All the Girls I've Loved Before". Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 Western film that tells the story of bank robber Butch Cassidy (played by Paul Newman) and his partner The Sundance Kid (played by Robert Redford). ... Dont Make Me Over is a 1962 soul single recorded by American singer Dionne Warwick and her first collaborative effort with the famed songwriting-producing team of Burt Bacharach and Hal David. ... Close to You track listing Side one Weve Only Just Begun Love is Surrender Maybe Its You Reason to Believe Help! (They Long to Be) Close to You Side two Baby Its You Ill Never Fall in Love Again Crescent Noon Mr. ... The Grammy Hall of Fame Award is a special Grammy award established in 1973 to honor recordings that are at least twenty-five years old and that have qualitative or historical significance. Alphabetical listing by title: List of Grammy Hall of Fame Award recipients A-D List of Grammy Hall... Alfie is a song written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. ... The Look Of Love is a popular song. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Willie Nelson (born William Hugh Nelson, April 30, 1933) is an American entertainer and songwriter, born and raised in Abbott, Texas. ... To All the Girls Ive Loved Before was a 1984 song by singers Julio Iglesias and Willie Nelson, which appeared on Iglesiass album 1100 Bel Air Place. ...


Other achievements

The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame was established by the Nashville Songwriters Foundation, Inc. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... // History of the college Lincoln College in Illinois was established in 1865 because central Illinois needed a place to earn a post-secondary education. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... {{Infobox_University |name = Claremont Graduate University |image = [[Image:]] |motto = |established = 1925 |type = Private |president = |city = Claremont |state = [[California |country = USA |grad = 2,033 |campus = Urban, 19 acres/ ha |mascot = |website= www. ... The Los Angeles Music Center (its actual name is the Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County) is a complex of four entertainment venues located on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles, California, United States. ... Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is a world-renowned hospital located in Los Angeles, California. ... The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) is an organization known as a collecting society that protects intellectual property, ensuring that music which is broadcast, commercially recorded, or otherwise used for profit, pays a fee to compensate the creators of that music. ... For the 2006 film, see Intellectual Property (film). ... {{Infobox_University |name = Claremont Graduate University |image = [[Image:]] |motto = |established = 1925 |type = Private |president = |city = Claremont |state = [[California |country = USA |grad = 2,033 |campus = Urban, 19 acres/ ha |mascot = |website= www. ... The National Academy of Popular Music (NAPM) is an American organization which administers the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and sponsors a series of workshops and showcases for the songwriting profession. ... The Songwriters Hall of Fame is an arm of the National Academy of Popular Music. ...

Work on Broadway

Promises, Promises is a musical, based on the film The Apartment by Billy Wilder. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theatre combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... // 1940s 1949 Kiss Me, Kate - Music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by Bella and Samuel Spewack. ... A revue is a type of theatrical entertainment that combines music, dance and sketches that satirize contemporary figures, news, or literature. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... A revue is a type of theatrical entertainment that combines music, dance and sketches that satirize contemporary figures, news, or literature. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

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ASCAP Board of Directors: Hal David (569 words)
Small wonder that Hal David has been honored for his way with words with every major award bestowed by the music industry, including 20 gold records, a Grammy, the NARM Presidential Award, and the B'Nai B'rith Creative Achievement Award.
David was awarded the prestigious Grammy Trustees Award by the NARAS organization, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.
David is a member of the Acquisitions Committee of the Whitney Museum in New York and is a member of the Board of Visitors Committee of Claremont University in California.
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