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  Hal David, the award-winning lyricist who partnered with Burt Bacharach to create hits like "(They Long to Be) Close to You," "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" and "I Say a Little Prayer," died Saturday in Los Angeles. He was 91. David (pictured at right above, along with Bacharach and singer Dionne Warwick) suffered a stroke and died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. The son of Austrian immigrants, his career took off after "Magic Moments," sung by Perry Como, broke the top 10 in 1958. David then teamed up with Burt Bacharach for »


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