Marvin Hamlisch dies at 68
Marvin Hamlisch, the composer and conductor best known for
the torch song "The Way We Were," died in Los Angeles Monday.
He was 68 years old. Hamlisch collapsed after a brief illness,
his family announced.
In a career that spanned over four decades, Hamlisch won
virtually every major award: three Oscars, four Grammys, four
Emmys, a Tony, and three Golden Globes.
Hamlisch composed music for more than 40 motion picture,
including his Oscar-winning score and song for “The Way We
Were,” and his adaptation of Scott Joplin’s ragtime music for
“The Sting,” for which he received a third Oscar.