Advertisement
Home > The Buzz > Legendary Film & Broadway Composer Marvin Hamlisch Dead at 68

Legendary Film & Broadway Composer Marvin Hamlisch Dead at 68

August 7th, 2012

Image via Marvinhamlisch.com

One of the most acclaimed Broadway and film composers, Marvin Hamlisch, passed away at the age of 68 due to an unspecified illness. Best known for his work on the musical A Chorus Line and movies like The Way We Were and The Sting, the celebrated composer was no stranger to receiving praise for his work—during his career he received a Tony, Emmy, Grammy, and Academy Awards (He is also one of only two people to have won all four of those prizes and also a Pulitzer Prize). Hamlisch was behind the music in cult classics like Ordinary People, Sophie’s ChoiceTake the Money and Run, and James Bond hit The Spy Who Loved Me (helping to write “Nobody Does It Better” with Carole Bayer Sager). His prolific career on Broadway included credits in They’re Playing Our Song, The Goodbye Girl, and Sweet Smell of Success. Among many others, Hemlisch also worked with the likes of Barbra Streisand and Liza Minnelli. [USA]

Facebook Twitter Bookmark Legendary Film & Broadway Composer Marvin Hamlisch Dead at 68  at del.icio.us Google Bookmarks Digg Legendary Film & Broadway Composer Marvin Hamlisch Dead at 68 Mixx Legendary Film & Broadway Composer Marvin Hamlisch Dead at 68 Bookmark Legendary Film & Broadway Composer Marvin Hamlisch Dead at 68  at YahooMyWeb Bookmark using any bookmark manager! Print this article! E-mail this story to a friend!