Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2012
On Tuesday, August 7, TheaterMania reported that the multi Award-winning composer Marvin Hamlisch died at the age of 68 in Los Angeles following a brief illness.
Hamlisch, whose career spanned both stage and screen, won the Tony Award, Drama Desk and Pulitzer Prize for his music for "A Chorus Line". He was also Tony and Drama Desk-nominated for his music for "Sweet Smell of Success", and received Drama Desk nominations for "The Goodbye Girl" and "They're Playing Our Song".
Throughout his career, Hamlish scored iconic films such as "The Way We Were" and "The Sting". His numerous accolades include three Oscars, four Grammys, four Emmys, and three Golden Globes.
In addition, Hamlish served as principal pops conductor for symphony orchestras across the country.
To read a 2010 TheaterMania interview with the late composer where he discussed the span of his career and the longevity of his work, click here.
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