Composer Marvin Hamlisch dies at 68

Marvin Hamlisch passed away in Los Angeles yesterday at the age of 68, following a brief illness. His career spanned over four decades and won him three Oscars, several Golden Globes, Grammys, Emmys and numerous other prestigious awards. Hamlisch was the youngest student to be admitted to the prestigious Julliard School of Music. To many, he’s best known for writing the soundtrack for the movie The Way We Were. He made an immense impact not only on the film industry but on the Broadway stage throughout the course of his lengthy career. Marvin is the man behind the music to dozens of films including Lost in Translation, Bananas, Open Season, and The Informant!. He collaborated with countless directors such as Woody Allen, Alan J. Pakula and Steven Soderbergh and brought their films to life with his music. Hamlisch’s mark on the film industry will not be forgotten. ~Stacy Raivich

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  1. heck • August 8, 2012 @ 9:14 AM

    Huh… what do you know! christopher mintz-plasse does look like a young Marvin Hamlisch. R.I.P. big guy, you did some amazing work in your life time.

  2. matt • August 8, 2012 @ 11:54 AM

    RIP . Your music will keep your memory alive.

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