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Marvin Hamlisch

Marvin Hamlisch
Born: Jun 2, 1944 in New York, NY
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Died: Aug 6, 2012 in Los Angeles, CA
Genre: Other, Pop/Rock, Classical
Biography: First emerging in the mid-'70s, Marvin Hamlisch was one of the top composers in film, theater, and popular music. As holder of numerous gold record awards for his soundtrack and cast recordings, and the composer of some of the most well-known songs ever cut by Barbra Streisand and Lesley Gore, among ...Read full biography
The Swimmer
Released: 2006
Label: Film Score Monthly
Critics' Rating:
Marvin Hamlisch's first feature film score -- written while he was still a college student -- remains one of the great debuts in soundtrack history: a work of remarkable maturity, 1968's The Swimmer is ...Read full review
The Informant!
Released: 2009
Label: WaterTower Music
Critics' Rating:
Marvin Hamlisch's score for director Steven Soderbergh's film The Informant!, the true story of a corporate whistleblower, is deliberately referential to the point of pastiche. The main theme, "The Informant," ...Read full review
More Marvin Hamlisch albums: Main Albums (7)
Steven Tyler, Joe Perry honored for songwriting
Apr 10, 7:45 AM EST
Steven Tyler, Joe Perry celebrate songwriting honors after 40 years of making rock 'n' roll