Song: “Come Light The Candles” — Sammy Davis Jr and Marvin Hamlisch (1978)

The Song “Come Light The Candles” was composed by Marvin Hamlisch, with Lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager. This version was performed by Sammy Davis, Jr. with Marvin Hamlisch at the piano to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Academy of Motion Picture, Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). (Oscars, Year 1978) The song was performed during the “In Memoriam” segment. Beautiful music and Lyrics! …

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Aug 6, 2012: We Remember Marvin Hamlisch during the 2nd Anniversary of his death

Genius is rare enough, but a good-hearted genius is rarer still” “A good-hearted, humble and hilarious genius? Almost unheard-of.” — President Bill Clinton. Aug. 2012 Today we remember Maestro Marvin Hamlisch. As a tribute, here is the Month of August 2012 “As it Happens…” NEWS AND REVIEWS — AUGUST 2012 — “As It Happens” It includes the tributes and words from many …

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2nd Anniversary — Remembering Marvin Hamlisch and Jessey with love.

2nd Anniversary of Marvin Hamlisch’s Passing. Today we remember Marvin Hamlisch and Jessey with love… We thank North Shore Animal League and Marvin for rescuing Jessey Hamlisch. Marvin Hamlisch and Jessey. Park Avenue, New York VIDEO: Remembering Marvin Hamlisch and Jessey with love… …And for the wonderful 18 years with her. Terre Blair Hamlisch, The family of Marvin Hamlisch (And Jessey’s!)

2nd Anniversary. Remembrance: Mr. Marvin Hamlisch

Remembrance. Louise Blandon wrote in 2012, after the passing of Marvin Hamlisch: “Sixty-eight years ago at birth, presaging their genius son’s enormous talent and success, Marv Hamlisch’s parents got his name right. Understatedly elegant and refined, soft-spoken and brilliant, Marvin Hamlisch, much like the equally-beloved Leonard Bernstein, earns the revered accolade and rich tapestry underlying the Yiddish word “MENSCH.” And like …

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We Remember Marvin Hamlisch: August 2012: 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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2nd Anniversary: Aug 6, 2014: Correspondece: Alison Peters Fujito, Pittsburgh Symphony, remembers Marvin Hamlisch

 “Has it really been almost 2 years?  I still can’t quite believe it.  It was so strange playing HIS music, looking up for the cues…and seeing someone else on the podium…” Letter from Alison Peters Fujito to Terre Blair Hamlisch, and response from Terre Blair to Alison: (Alison, From the First Violin Section, The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra) I’m attaching a …

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EMMYS: CONGRATULATIONS to Dori Berinstein and PBS for this 2014 Television Academy Nomination! (The Marvin Hamlisch Documentary “What He Did For Love” )

The film “Marvin Hamlisch, What He Did For Love” produced by Dori Berinstein and PBS has been nominated in the category “Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Series”  - 2014 The Documentary is part of the American Master Series produced by PBS. CONGRATULATIONS! WATCH THIS FILM Watch The Television Academy Awards Monday, August 25th, 2014 8ET/5PT   Visit The Television Academy Website. See all …

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CELEBRATING A CHORUS LINE: Today in 1975, The Musical “A Chorus Line” opened at The Shubert Theatre after their Public Theater Run!

New York, NY — Celebrating the musical A CHORUS LINE. Today in 1975 the musical A Chorus Line opened at the Shubert Theater after their run at The Public Theater. A Chorus Line opened Off Broadway at The Public Theater on April 15, 1975. At the time, the Public did not have enough resources to finance the production. They had …

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A fresh look at Marvin Hamlisch’s Musical compositions!

There was only one Marvin Hamlisch. He was one singular sensation, and absolutely nobody did it better. Thanks to Maestro Jack Everly for the program tribute to Marvin Hamlisch (1944–2012) Thanks for celebrating Maestro Marvin Hamlisch and including his seldom heard beautiful compositions during his performances with the symphonies for the 2014–2015 & 2015–2016 seasons! The following is a comprehensive …

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