Hal David - Quotes

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In writing, I search for believability, simplicity and emotional impact.

In writing, I search for believability, simplicity and emotional impact.

Above all, I try to create an emotion to which others can respond. ---->>>

It's not just a revue where one song is done, then another. There are concepts and ideas at work.

It's not just a revue where one song is done, then another. There are concepts and ideas at work.

The talent is always there and art is cyclical. I'm optimistic. ---->>>

Pop songs are not as graceful as they used to be. Performers today haven't gone through the regimen of learning how to write. And of course, everyone wants to own copyrights. ---->>>

Rap culture is interesting and different and has purpose but it has a non-romantic view of life and of social feelings. There may be a void in that. ---->>>

One thing a lyricist must learn is not to fall in love with his own lines. Once you learn that, you can walk away from the lyric and look at it with a reasonable degree of objectivity. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Hal David
Nationality: American
Born: 05-25, 1921
Birthplace:
Die: 2012-09-01
Occupation: Musician
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Harold Lane "Hal" David (May 25, 1921 – September 1, 2012) 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.(wikipedia)