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August 7, 2012 6:39 AM Subscribe
Composer Marvin Hamlisch is dead at 68.
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Mr. Hamlisch was one of only eleven people to win all four major US performing awards: Emmy Award (he won 4), Grammy Award, the Oscar (3 awards) and the Tony Award
Mr. Hamlisch was the composer of A Chorus Line (Pulitzer Prize), They’re Playing Our Song, The Goodbye Girl and Sweet Smell of Success. He wrote the motion picture scores for The Way We Were, The Sting, Sophie’s Choice, Ordinary People, The Swimmer, Three Men and a Baby, Ice Castles, Take the Money and Run, Bananas, Save the Tiger, and The Informant.
He was an alumnus of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop.
The world premiere of his new musical, The Nutty Professor
, opened on July 31 in Nashville, and is bound for Broadway.
The music of Marvin Hamlisch