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Marvin Hamlisch

Composer, Performer, Arranger, Musical Coordinator, Orchestrator, Musical Supervisor, Other
( b. Jun 02, 1944 New York, New York, USA - d. Aug 06, 2012 Los Angeles, California, USA ) Male

Biography: Marvin Frederick Hamlisch was born on June 2, 1944 to Lilly and Max Hamlisch in Manhattan. He attended classes at Juilliard as a child, and then enrolled at Queens College while working as a rehearsal pianist on Broadway. He met Barbra Streisand as a rehearsal pianist on “Funny Girl,” and their collaboration, “The Way We Were,” became a No. 1 pop single. He is survived by his wife, producer Terre Blair, whom he married in 1989.
Film/TV Credits: Wrote for many films and television series including: “The Informant!,” “Candles on Bay Street,” “To Life!” America Celebrates Israel’s 50th,” “123 Count with Me,” “The Mirror Has Two Faces,” “Open Season,” “Seasons of the Heart,” “Frankie and Johnny,” “Switched at Birth,” “Missing Pieces,” “A Streetcar Named Desire,” “Sophie’s Choice,” “I Ought to Be in Pictures,” “Ordinary People,” “The Spy Who Loved Me,” “Hot L Baltimore,” “Take the Money and Run,” “The April Fools,” and “The Swimmer.”
Other Awards: EGOT winner. Emmy Awards: Outstanding Music Direction for “Timeless: Live in Concert” 2001, Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for “AFI’s 100 Years 100 Movies Special” in 1999, Outstanding Original Music and Lyrcis for “The Concert” in 1995, and Outstanding Music Direction for “The Concert” in 1995. Grammy Awards: Hall of Fame Award for “A Chorus Line” in 2007, Best New Artist in 1975, Song of the Year for “The Way We Were” in 1975, and Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media for “The Way We Were” in 1975. Oscars: Best Original Song for “The Way We Were” in 1974, Best Original Music Score for “The Way We Were” in 1974, and Best Original Song Score for “The Sting” in 1974. Pulitzer Prize for Drama for “A Chorus Line” in 1976. Inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame in 2008.
Trivia:
He was the pop conductor for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and others.
The marquees of the Broadway theatres were dimmed in his honor on August 8, 2012.



ProductionsDate of Productions
Liza's at the Palace....
[Special, Concert, Solo, Original]
  • Music arranged by Marvin Hamlisch
  • Music orchestrated by Marvin Hamlisch
Dec 03, 2008 - Jan 04, 2009
A Chorus Line
[Musical, Drama, Revival]
  • Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Oct 05, 2006 - Aug 17, 2008
Imaginary Friends
[Play, Play with music, Original]
  • Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Dec 12, 2002 - Feb 16, 2003
Sweet Smell of Success
[Musical, Drama, Original]
  • Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Mar 14, 2002 - Jun 15, 2002
Minnelli on Minnelli
[Special, Concert, Original]
  • Music arranged by Marvin Hamlisch
  • Musical Supervisor: Marvin Hamlisch
Dec 08, 1999 - Jan 02, 2000
Street Corner Symphony
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Featuring songs by Marvin Hamlisch
Nov 24, 1997 - Feb 01, 1998
The Goodbye Girl
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Mar 04, 1993 - Aug 15, 1993
Blithe Spirit
[Play, Comedy,Farce, Revival]
  • Music arranged by Marvin Hamlisch
Mar 31, 1987 - Jun 28, 1987
Smile
[Musical, Original]
  • Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Nov 24, 1986 - Jan 03, 1987
André DeShields' Haarlem Nocturne
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Featuring songs by Marvin Hamlisch
Nov 18, 1984 - Dec 30, 1984
Shirley MacLaine on Broadway
[Special, Original]
  • Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Apr 19, 1984 - May 27, 1984
Up in One
[Special, Revue, Original]
  • Additional musical material by Marvin Hamlisch
  • Special arrangements by Marvin Hamlisch
  • Special thanks to Marvin Hamlisch
May 23, 1979 - Jul 01, 1979
They're Playing Our Song
[Musical, Romantic Comedy, Original]
  • Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Feb 11, 1979 - Sep 06, 1981
An Evening With Diana Ross
[Special, Concert, Original]
  • Featuring songs by Marvin Hamlisch
Jun 14, 1976 - Jul 03, 1976
A Chorus Line
[Musical, Drama, Original]
  • Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Jul 25, 1975 - Apr 28, 1990
Liza
[Special, Original]
  • Musical Arrangements: Marvin Hamlisch
  • Musical Coordinator: Marvin Hamlisch
Jan 06, 1974 - Jan 26, 1974
Seesaw
[Musical, Romantic Comedy, Original]
  • Dance arrangements by Marvin Hamlisch
Mar 18, 1973 - Dec 08, 1973
Minnie's Boys
[Musical, Original]
  • Incidental music by Marvin Hamlisch
  • Dance arrangements by Marvin Hamlisch
Mar 26, 1970 - May 30, 1970
Golden Rainbow
[Musical, Original]
  • Dance Music Arranged by Marvin Hamlisch
Feb 04, 1968 - Jan 11, 1969
Henry, Sweet Henry
[Musical, Original]
  • Dance arrangements by Marvin Hamlisch
Oct 23, 1967 - Dec 31, 1967
Funny Girl
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Assistant Vocal arrangements by Marvin Hamlisch
Mar 26, 1964 - Jul 01, 1967
Touring ProductionsDates of Touring Productions
A Chorus Line
[Musical, Drama, Revival]
  • Music by Marvin Hamlisch
May 04, 2008 - Jun 13, 2010
A Chorus Line
[Musical, Drama, Revival]
  • Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Sep 24, 1996 - Jun 22, 1997
Special EventsDate of Special Events
Jule's Friends at the Palace
[Special, Benefit, Original]
  • Performer: Marvin Hamlisch
May 19, 1974 - May 19, 1974
2002 Tony Award® Best Original Musical Score
Sweet Smell of Success [nominee]
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
2002 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Music
Sweet Smell of Success [nominee]
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
1993 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Music
The Goodbye Girl [nominee]
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
1979 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Music
They're Playing Our Song [nominee]
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
1976 Tony Award® Best Original Score
winner A Chorus Line [winner]
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
1976 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
winner A Chorus Line [winner]
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
1976 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Music and Lyrics
winner A Chorus Line [winner]
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
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