Hal David Net Worth
Hal David Net Worth: Hal Davis was an American lyricist who had a net worth of $20 million. Hal Davis was born in New York, New York in May 1921 and passed away in September 2012. He started writing lyrics in the 1940s for bandleader Sammy Kaye and Guy Lombardo. He also worked with Monty Nevins from The Three Suns. Hal met Burt Bacharach in New York in 1957. The pair wrote the hit song "The Story of My Life" which was recorded by Marty Robbins in 1957. The duo wrote songs for Dionne Warwick, The Carpenters, Dusty Springfield, Gene Pitney, B.J. Thomas, Tom Jones, and Jackie DeShannon. Some of the hit songs the pair wrote include "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head", "I'll Never Fall in Love Again", "This Guy's in Love with You", "Walk On By", "Do You Know the Way to San Jose", "I Say a Little Prayer", "What's New Pussycat", and "(There's) Always Something There to Remind Me". In 2011 David and Bacharach were awarded the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song by the Library of Congress and became the first songwriting team to win the award. David was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1972 and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1984. He was presented with the Visionary Leadership Award by the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2011 and also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame the same year. David founded the Los Angeles Music Center. Hal David passed away on September 1, 2012 at 91 years old from a stroke.