Hal David Resigns as Songwriters Hall of Fame Chairman

Posted in News on December 13, 2010

Hal David has resigned his position as Chairman of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. “I feel the goals I set when I accepted the Songwriters Hall of Fame chairmanship 10 years ago have largely been accomplished, including the establishment of a bricks and mortar home at the Songwriters Hall of Fame Gallery at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles,” the Academy Award-winning lyricist and 1972 Hall of Fame inductee said. “Therefore, today I am announcing my decision to step down as Chairman. I look forward to devoting all of my energies to my first love, songwriting.”

The Songwriters Hall of Fame Board named David Chairman Emeritus and established a search committee to select his successor.

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