Marvin Hamlisch 1944-2012
Celebrated composer Marvin Hamlisch passed away yesterday after a brief but undisclosed illness. He was a star of stage and screen, and won multiple awards, among them – Grammys, Emmys, Oscars, a Tony and a Pulitzer. He was 68.
Hamlisch was perhaps one of the most famous American composers, having created scores for many movies, TV specials and Broadway shows. He was conductor of multiple orchestras across the nation.
His most famous works include A Chorus Line, The Goodbye Girl, The Sting, Take the Money and Run, The Spy Who Loved Me, Ice Castles, Sophie’s Choice, and The Way We Were.
Posted on August 8, 2012, in barbra streisand, broadway, emmy awards, film, grammy awards, James bond, marvin hamlisch, music, obit, oscars, pulitzer, stage, television, tony awards, woody allen. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.