Banca dati musicale
nato 1908 a Omaha, NE, Stati Uniti d'America
morto 1976 a New York City, NY, Stati Uniti d'America
Links www.allmusic.com (Inglese)
Bernard D. Hanighen (April 27, 1908, Omaha, Nebraska October 19, 1976, New York, NY) was an American songwriter best known for co-writing "'Round Midnight" and "When a Woman Loves a Man". He also worked with Clarence Williams and Johnny Mercer.
Bernie Hanighen and Cootie Williams collaborated to transform Thelonious Monk's bop masterpiece "'Round About Midnight" into "'Round Midnight," creating what became a standard in the vocal canon thanks to performances by Mel Tormé, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Nancy Wilson, Chris Connor, and Julie London.