Burt Bacharach is an American composer, songwriter, record producer, and pianist who composed hundreds of pop songs from the late 1950s through the 1980s, many in collaboration with lyricist Hal David.
A six-time Grammy Award winner and three-time Academy Award winner, Bacharach’s songs have been recorded by more than 1,000 different artists.
As of 2014, he had written 73 US and 52 UK Top 40 hits. He was one of the most important composers of 20th-century popular music.
Burt Bacharach First Wife: Who is Paula Stewart?
Bacharach has been married four times. His first marriage was to Paula Stewart and lasted five years (1953–1958).
Paula Stewart is an American stage, film, and television actress mostly known for performing in bit parts and supporting roles.
They divorced amicably in 1958.