Burt Bacharach, one of the most famous composers of 20th century pop music died at the age of 94.
The news of his passing had been shared by Bacharach’s publicist, who told Associated Press that the acclaimed composer died of natural causes due to old age.
Most of Bacharach’s songs marked entire eras, including the 50s’, 60s’, 70s’ and the 80s’. Not only he created some of the most iconic movie soundtrack songs, but he helped many music stars reach the top charts. Over the course of his career, he scored more than 50 chart hits in the US and UK, with artists such as Warwick, Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, Barbra Streisand, Tom Jones, Aretha Franklin and Elvis Costello, among the rest.
LOS ANGELES – 1987: Composer and producer Burt Bacharach poses for a portrait in 1987 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry Langdon/Getty Images)