Banca dati musicale
nato 1908 a Omaha, NE, Stati Uniti d'America
morto 1976 a New York City, NY, Stati Uniti d'America
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.