Marvin Hamlisch, the prolific Tony-winning composer of A Chorus Line and a three-time Oscar winner for his work on The Sting and The Way We Were, died on August 6 at age 68 after what a spokesperson termed "a brief illness." Hamlisch had been active in the months leading up to his death prepping the Nashville debut of a new musical adaptation of The Nutty Professor.
Hamlisch was one of the most honored contemporary composers in film and theater, amassing the coveted "EGOT" (four Emmys, four Grammys, three Oscars and a Tony, plus a Pulitzer Prize for A Chorus Line, which reigned for years as Broadway's longest running musical). His other Broadway musicals included the 1979 hit They're Playing Our Song (based on his real-life relationship with lyricist Carole Bayer Sager), Smile (1986), The Goodbye Girl (1993) and Sweet Smell of Success (2002; Tony nominee for Best Score). He was credited as a music supervisor and arranger in the many Broadway appearances of Liza Minnelli.
Hamlisch left a huge mark on film, composing scores for more than 40 movies, including Sophie's Choice, Three Men and a Baby, Ordinary People and The Spy Who Loved Me. He won ...
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