|Birth Day||May 25, 1921|
|Birth Place||Brooklyn, NY|
|Age||99 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Sep 1, 2012 (age 91)|
Best known for his collaborations with on Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head and numerous other hit songs.
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.
He married second wife Eunice Forester in 1988.