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Hal David dies at 91; songwriting partner of Burt Bacharach
Hal David dies at 91; songwriting partner of Burt Bacharach

Hal David, the renowned pop music lyricist whose prolific collaboration with composer Burt Bacharach produced a wealth of enduringly memorable hits in the 1960s and early '70s, including "Walk On By," "What the World Needs Now Is Love" and the Oscar-winning "Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head," died Saturday in Los Angeles. He was 91.David died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center of complications from a stroke, according to his wife, Eunice."As a lyric writer, Hal was simple, concise and poetic — conveying volumes of meaning in the fewest possible words and always in service to the music," songwriter Paul Williams, president of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, said in...

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