Funeral Services for Maestro Marvin Hamlisch

Genius is rare enough, but a good-hearted genius is rarer still” “A good-hearted, humble and hilarious genius? Almost unheard-of.” “We are Marvin’s concerto”  — former President Bill Clinton It was an especially apt observation coming, as it did, in eulogy remarks Mr. Clinton delivered at the funeral of Marvin Hamlisch, the prolific composer of songs like “The Way We Were” and …

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People’s composer’ Marvin Hamlisch charmed cities across U.S.

Los Angeles Times — ‘People’s composer’ Marvin Hamlisch charmed cities across U.S. Although much of his life had been spent composing at the piano, Hamlisch loved working with symphonies toward the end of his career, said Mark Niehaus, principal trumpet for the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, where Hamlisch had been a conductor since 2008. Hamlisch gave three or four concerts during …

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Remembering Marvin Hamlisch (1944–2012)

Mr. Marvin Hamlisch (June 2nd, 1944 — Aug 6th, 2012) Visit other post sites in honor of Mr. Marvin Hamlisch: Facebook  -   Youtube   -   Twitter We will miss Marvin’s smile and his genuine gift in the world.   It was so special. To Make Contributions to the Marvin Hamlisch Scholarship Fund at Juilliard: Please send donations to the following: Juilliard School Development …

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Family, friends bid farewell to Marvin Hamlisch

Bill Clinton, Minnelli among stars at Hamlisch funeral ASSOCIATED PRESS Posted: 1:06 PM, August 14, 2012 Friends and admirers of Marvin Hamlisch including Bill Clinton and Ann-Margret gathered Tuesday in New York City to bid farewell to the celebrated songwriter hailed as “the people’s composer.” Clinton called Hamlisch, whose casket was covered in yellow flowers, a “great, giving genius.” Howard Stringer, …

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Marvin Hamlisch — Obituary

New York — Dear Marvin: We’re writing this letter to Heaven to tell you how much Myrna and I miss you. From our first meeting in the early 1950’s at the Juilliard School (when we shared Frances Goldstein as our piano teacher), through all of the adventures that followed and then again, through Ann-Margret and the irony of your coming …

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Send Written Messages

SEND WRITTEN MESSAGES TO: Marvin Hamlisch, Inc.   (or Terre Blair & Family) c/o: Columbia Artists Management 1790 Broadway New York, NY 10019 In honor of Marvin Hamlisch A Celebration of Life A visitation and funeral service for the late Marvin Hamlisch. Known as the “people’s composer,” Marvin Hamlisch, whose work on Broadway and film has won him virtually every major award, leaves …

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Sensationally Decorated Maestro of Film and Stage

New York Times Marvin Hamlisch | 1944–2012 Sensationally Decorated Maestro of Film and Stage By ROB HOERBURGER Published: August 7, 2012 For a few years starting in 1973, Mr. Hamlisch spent practically as much time accepting awards for his compositions as he did writing them. He is one of a handful of artists to win every major creative prize, some of them numerous …

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