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Marvin Hamlisch: 1944-2012

Josh Harris • News • August 15, 2012

Well-known composer and pops conductor Marvin Hamlisch died unexpectedly on August 6th in Los Angeles. Well-known composer and pops conductor Marvin Hamlisch died unexpectedly on August 6th in Los Angeles. Hamlisch is perhaps most well known for unforgettable compositions from early in his career that were used in films such as The Way We Were, Sophie’s Choice, and Ordinary People. He won three Oscars, four Grammys, four Emmys, a Tony, and a Pulitzer Prize, and was recently serving as conductor for a number of orchestras including the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.

A full bio and obituary can be found at www.marvinhamlisch.com.

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