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David Pomeranz is an American singer, composer, lyricist, and writer for musical theatre.Read More...
Born in New York City and raised on Long Island, Pomeranz expressed interest in music from an early age, singing in the synagogue choir, learning to play the piano, guitar, and drums, and writing and recording songs by the age of fourteen. When he was nineteen, MCA/Decca signed him to a contract that yielded two albums, New Blues and Time To Fly (the latter featuring Chick Corea), and he began touring the country as the opening act for Rod Stewart, Billy Joel, Three Dog Night, and The Doors, among others.
In the late 1980s, Pomeranz collaborated with Russian rock star Alexander Malinin on the pre-glasnost "Faraway Lands," which they performed live in Moscow's Gorky Park for an episode of the television sitcom Head Of The Class, the first time an American series filmed there.
Pomeranz continued to tour as a solo act, appearing in such venues as the Hollywood Bowl, Kennedy Center, Olympic Stadium in Munich, and the Kremlin. He and David Shire collaborated on the theme song for the United Nations World Summit For Children entitled "In Our Hands," which the duo performed at the closing ceremonies for Ted Turner's Goodwill Games in Seattle. In 1999, Pomeranz recorded the CD Born For You - His Best And More, a compilation of past and new love songs that became the best selling album of all time in the Philippines. Additional recordings include The Eyes of Christmas and On This Day.
Pomeranz's songs include "Tryin' To Get The Feeling Again" and "The Old Songs," both recorded by Barry Manilow, and "It's In Every One Of Us," featured in the film big and later at the Summer Olympic Games in Seoul, Korea. His work has been performed by artists as diverse as Bette Midler, Phoebe Snow, Freddie Mercury, Richie Sambora, Missy Elliott, The Carpenters, Harry Belafonte, Andrea Marcovicci, Donna Summer, Lillias White, and Cliff Richard, and his various songwriting projects have amassed a total of twenty-two platinum and eighteen gold albums.
Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- LyricsTake me to your heart,
Show me where to start,
Let me play the part of your first love;
All the stars are bright,
Every wish is ours tonight, my love.
- Christmas Is the Time of the Year - 4,855 plays
- LyricsWe're the king and queen of hearts
Hold me when the music starts
All my dreams come true
When I dance with you.
Promise me you're mine tonight
- Christmas Star - 3,564 plays
- LyricsToo many billion people
Running around the planet
What is the chance in heaven
That you'd find your way to me?
Tell me what is this sweet sensation?
- The Old Songs - 3,659 plays
- On This Day - 3,358 plays
- If You Walked Away - 2,410 plays
- The Eyes of Christmas - David Pomeranz - 1,291 plays
- Christmas ist he Time of the Year - 1,286 plays