Photos: Composer Marvin Hamlisch dead at 68
Posted by Vern Williams on 08/07/2012 12:35pm EDT tags: Photo
Marvin Hamlisch, who composed or arranged the scores for dozens of movies including “The Sting” and the Broadway smash “A Chorus Line,” has died in Los Angeles. He was 68.
Hamlisch collapsed and died Monday after a brief illness, his publicist Ken Sunshine said, citing the family. Other details were not released.
Hamlisch’s career included composing, conducting and arranging music from Broadway to Hollywood, from symphonies to R&B hits. He won every major award in his career, including three Academy Awards, four Emmys, four Grammys, a Tony and three Golden Globes.
The one-time child prodigy’s music colored some of Hollywood and Broadway’s most important works.(AP)
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