Biography
American pop lyricist Bob Hilliard wrote hits from the mid-'40s through the early '60s. Born in N.Y.C. in 1918, Hilliard was 28 years old when he wrote his first successful song, The Coffe Song. The following year, he penned several more and wrote for the Broadway show +Angel in the Wings. Other shows featuring Hilliard's songs were +Michael Todd's Peep Show (1950) and +Hazel Flagg (1953). He also had musical numbers in Disney's 1952 animated feature #Alice in Wonderland -- I'm Late, Very Good Advice, and All in the Golden Afternoon -- and the 1954 film #Living It Up, including Money Burns a Hole in My Pocket, and That's What I Like. Other popular songs by Hilliard include Civilization (1947), Careless Hands (1948), Dear Hearts and Gentle People (1949 song written for Bing Crosby), Be My Life's Companion (1951 song written for the Mills Brothers), Bouquet of Roses (1952), and Every Street's a Boulevard in Old New York (1953). In 1960, Hilliard shifted styles and focused on composing soft rock hits like My Little Corner of the World, and the Ruby the Romantics hit Our Day Will Come. Over the years, Hilliard collaborated with composers David Mann, Carl Sigman, Jule Styne, Sammy Fain, and more. ~ Joslyn Layne, Rovi



 
Videos
Close
Alice in Wonderland waltz, Bob Hilliard, 1951
St. Mary's University 85th School of Law Commencement : Keynote Speaker, Bob Hilliard
The Coffee Song - Bob Hilliard / Dick Miles (1946)
Burt Bacharach / Bob Hilliard ~ Any Day Now
Bob Hilliard speaks on Border Shooting SCOTUS case
Andrea Pozza Trio - Alice in Wonderland (Hilliard, Sammy Fain)
Bob Hilliard Introduces Spencer West : Incarnate Word Academy
Download SoundHound
The only App that can give you results through singing and humming search!
You can sing any song from this artist to help SoundHound users find it!