Burt Bacharach Net Worth $200 million
Burt Bacharach salary $15,000,000
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Burt Bacharach is an American composer, songwriter, record producer, pianist, and singer and his current net worth is $200 million.
Born in Kansas City, Missouri, to Irma M. his mother, an amateur painter and songwriter, and Mark Bertram Bacharach, a famous syndicated newspaper columnist, he grew up in Forest Hills section on NYC.
In 1946 he graduated from Forest Hills High School. As a teenager he started showing a particular interest in jazz, disliking piano lessons.
He would often use a fake ID to enter to 52nd Street nightclubs to see musicians like Dizzy Gillespie and Count Basie performing.
Bacharach attended Montreal’s McGill University under Helmut Blume. Also went to Mannes School of Music and the Music Academy of the West in Montecito, California.
There he studied music and graduated from Montreal’s McGill University in 1948, with a Bachelor of Music.
While in school he used to study different genres of music such as jazz harmony. Since then the jazz harmony became an important part of his songs, considered pop music.
Today he is a 6-time Grammy Award winner, as well as 3-time Academy Award winner. More than 1,000 different artists recorded his songs.
As of 2014, he had written 73-US, and 52-UK, Top 40 hits making him one of the most important composers of 20th-century.
From the late ’50s through the 1980s, he composed hundreds of hits, several in partnership with Hal David.
In 2015, Rolling Stone ranked the duo at number 32 for their list of the “100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time”.
Characterized by unusual chord progressions, and influenced by his background jazz harmony, his music has uncommon selections of instruments for small orchestras.
After his and David’s songs became popular, he went to write hits for other artists such as Gene Pitney, Tom Jones, and many more.
His work has a great influence on later musical movements such as chamber pop and Shibuya-kei.