William Endfield Steinberg is an American musician. He achieved his greatest success in the 1980s with his writing partner Tom Kelly; They co-wrote or co-wrote Madonna's # 1 hits "Like a Virgin", "True Colors" by Cyndi Lauper, "Eternal Flame" by Bangles, "So Emotional" by Whitney Houston and "Alone". They also wrote or co-wrote the popular songs "I Drove All Night", "I Touch Myself" by Divinyls and "I'll Stand By You" by The Pretenders. After Kelly retired from music in the 1990s, Steinberg collaborated with other musicians. Along with Rick Nowels and Marie-Claire D'Ubaldo, he wrote the hits "Falling Into You" and "One & One". He wrote popular songs with Josh Alexander, including "All About Us" by t.A.T.u., "Too Little Too Late" by JoJo and "Give Your Heart a Break" by Demi Lovato.
|Birth name||William Endfield Steinberg|
|Born||February 26, 1950|
|Occupation(s)||Songwriter, Musician, Record Producer|
|IMDb||Billy Steinberg's IMDb|
Lyricist best known for co-writing Like a Virgin, True Colors, Eternal Flame, and many other pop hits.
He attended Bard College. He founded the group Billy Thermal while he was in his mid-20s.
His father worked for a table grape operation.
His breakthrough success came when he wrote Precious Time for Pat Benatar's 1981 album of the same name.
- Writers from Palm Springs, California
- Alumni of Bard College
- Jewish American musician
Latest information about Billy Steinberg updated on June 14 2021.