Marvin Hamlish

1. hamlishBorn in New York City on June 2, 1944, Marvin Hamlisch composed more than 40 motion picture scores throughout his musical career, including 1973’s “The Way We Were,” which he co-wrote with Marilyn and Alan Bergman. Hamlisch received an Oscar Award for that score, and two years later, won a Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize for co-writing 1975’s “A Chorus Line.” Hamlisch is also known for his musical adaptation for 1973’s The Sting, and musical work on such films as Sophie’s Choice, Ordinary People, Three Men and a Baby, Ice Castles and Bananas. His songs often reached top ranks on the U.S. and U.K. pop charts. Hamlisch died at the age of 68, on August 6, 2012, in Los Angeles, California.

Some of his works:

  • The Way We Were (1973)
  • A Chorus Line (1975)
  • Three Men and a Baby
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