Played piano in a high school dance band (in Queens, New York City) and studied piano and composition at Mannes School ofMusic, Berkshire Music Center, and McGill University (Montreal).
1950-1925 - Bacharach played the piano during his army service then worked as accompanist for Vic Damone and other singers.1953-1958 - Married to Paula Stewart.
1957 - Teamed up with Hal David, who became his song-writing partner on most of his hits. Just a year after they had begun working together, the duo pennedPerry Como's hit, 'Magic Moments' and ‘The Story of My Life'.
1958-1961 - Acted as musical director for Marlene Dietrich during her tours of Europe and the United States.
1970 - Continued towrite for various artists over the last half-century, gave The Carpenters their hit single 'Close To You'.
1998 - Rhino released a three-disc retrospective of Burt Bacharach's work.
2006 -Recorded a jazz album together with Trijntje Oosterhuis and the Metropole Orchestra called The Look Of Love.
1936 - Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on the 12th of May.
- He graduated fromMarquette University High School.
1970 - He was a news anchor for KYW-TV in Philadelphia, WNBC-TV in New York City and KNBC-TV in Los Angeles.
1973-1982 - Snyder gained national fame as the hostof "Tomorrow with Tom Snyder". It was a talk show unlike the usual late-night fare, with Snyder alternating between asking hard-hitting questions without pulling punches, and offering personalobservations that made the interview closer to a conversation.
- Peak moments with Snyder on Tomorrow included John Lennon's final televised interview, in April 1975 (replayed in December 1980 asa tribute to Lennon and later released on home video), Paul and Linda McCartney were on in 1979 and U2s first American television appearance in June 1981.
1983-1989 - An older, slightly more...