Hal David

Hal David

Writer

Hal David, the pop, movie and musical theatre lyricist who wrote words to composer Burt Bacharach's music in the Broadway musical Promises, Promises — and for a slew of hit songs — died Sept. 1 2012 of complications from a stroke, his wife Eunice David announced. He was 91.

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  • Born: May 25, 1921 in New York, New York
  • Death: Sep 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, CA