Today we remember Composer Jule Styne

Today we remember Jule Styne, one of the composers most admired by Marvin Hamlisch. Marvin always spoke with great joy about Jule Styne, and loved his Gypsy Overture! Jule Styne (December 31, 1905 – September 20, 1994) was a American songwriter especially famous for a series of Broadway musicals…read more…     Team Marvin Hamlisch / The Music of Marvin …

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The Boston Globe- The way he was; The great pianist-composer Marvin Hamlisch is fondly remembered in PBS’s ‘Masters’ series

Boston, MA – The Boston Globe. – The latest installment in the superb “American Masters” series, “Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did for Love,” airing Friday at 9 p.m /8c. In the engrossing documentary about the irrepressible composer- conductor, his relatives joke that Hamlisch’s mother, Lilly, may have invented the style; Hamlisch got into Juilliard at age 6 (pre- college division). …

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BWW Exclusive Interview – Terre Blair Hamlisch Talks PBS’s MARVIN HAMLISCH: WHAT HE DID FOR LOVE

BROADWAY WORLD: The love story of Terre Blair Hamlisch and her husband, the late composer and conductor Marvin Hamlisch, plays like a Hollywood movie. The couple courted over the phone, never coming face to face until the day Hamlisch proposed to her from the other side of a hotel room door, sight unseen. According to the legendary musician himself, his …

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FORBES: Joe Torre, Barbra Streisand, Steven Soderbergh, Woody Allen Celebrate Marvin Hamlisch In New Documentary

FORBES: Composer and conductor Marvin Hamlisch is the subject of a new documentary premiering on PBS on December 27 (9/8C) A who’s who of celebrities from the entertainment and sports worlds, ranging from Barbra Streisand, Steven Soderbergh and Idina Menzel to Joe Torre, Woody Allen and John Lithgow, is featured in a new documentary about the late composer and conductor …

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Review. Film: Marvin Hamlisch – What He Did For Love

Pittsburgh, PA –   Mr. Hamlisch died in August 2012 at age 68, leaving a musical legacy that’s explored in Friday’s 90-minute “American Masters” production, from the success of “A Chorus Line” and the theme from “Ice Castles” to the disappointing receptions for Broadway shows “Smile” and “Sweet Smell of Success.” “Sometimes he would get frustrated about it if [a show] …

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