Hal David (Songwriter) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born


Harold Lane David was an American lyricist. He grew up in Brooklyn, New York City. He was best known for his collaborations with composer Burt Bacharach and his association with Dionne Warwick.

Birth name: Harold Lane David
Born: May 25, 1921, New York City, New York, United States
Died: September 1, 2012, Los Angeles, California, United States
Genres: Pop
Occupation(s): Lyricist
Years active: 1940s-2012
Associated acts: Burt Bacharach, Dionne Warwick
IMDb: Hal David’s IMDb
Spotify: Hal David’s Spotify
iTunes: Hal David’s iTunes

About Hal David

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.


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.


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.

Information related to Hal David

  • http://www.haldavid.com/ Official site
  • https://www.namm.org/library/oral-history/hal-david Hal David Interview – NAMM Oral History Library (2009)

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Latest information about Hal David updated on August 31, 2020.

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