Hollywood composer Marvin Hamlisch, whose movie scores included 'The Sting' and 'Sophie's Choice' dies in Los Angeles after ...
a brief illness, aged 68. (Aug. 7)
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VOICEOVER:Hollywood composer Marvin Hamlisch has died aged 68.Hamlisch, who composed dozens of movie scores including 'The Sting,' and 'Sophies Choice' passed away Monday after a brief illness, a spokesperson for his family said. He won every major award in his career, including three Academy Awards, three Golden Globes, a Tony for Broadway's "A Chorus Line", four Emmys and a Grammy for "The Way We Were," sung by Barbra Streisand.He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Terre.SHOTLIST(including transcript):-AP EntertainmentNew York, 22 May 20081. Composer/singer Marvin Hamlisch playing piano, zoom out to wide of bridgeAP ImagesNew York, 15 Sept. 20092. Composer/singer Marvin Hamlisch attends "The Informant" premiereAP ImagesWashington, 8 March 19873. Composer/singer Marvin Hamlisch plays the piano surrounded by First Lady Nancy Reagan, Vic Damone and Liza MinnelliAP ImagesNew York, 27 March 20034. Composer/singer Marvin Hamlisch is appointed principle conductor for the Buffalo Philharmonic OrchestraAP ImagesNew York, 9 Sept. 19865. Composer/singer Marvin Hamlisch poses with lyricist Howard AshmanAP ImagesNew York, 20 October 20086. Composer/singer Marvin Hamlisch poses with his wife Terre Blair