Hal David

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Birthday
25, 1921
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Sep 1, 2012 (91)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
25, 1921
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Death Date
Sep 1, 2012 (91)

About

Best known for his collaborations with on Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head and numerous other hit songs.

Before Fame

He attended New York University. He met Bacharach at the Brill Building's Famous Music in 1957. Their first hit was The Story of My Life by Marty Robbins, also in 1957.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1972. He and Bacharach were given the 2011 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song by the Library of Congress.

Family Life

He married second wife Eunice Forester in 1988.

Associated With

He wrote two James Bond film themes with John Barry, We Have All the Time in the World for On Her Majesty's Secret Service from 1969 and Moonraker from the 1979 film of the same name.