Summary of Marvin Makes Music
A true story from one of America’s most beloved composers
This endearing book is based on the true life story of composer Marvin Hamlisch, who, at the age of six, was the youngest person ever accepted into the Juilliard School. Includes CD with original song
MARVIN MAKES MUSIC
By Marvin Hamlisch.
Illustrated by Jim Madsen.
32 pp. Dial. (Picture book; ages 4 to 8)
THE NEW YORK TIMES – This sweet and inspirational autobiographical tale is a requiem of sorts for its author, the late Emmy, Grammy and Oscar-winning composer, who died before his first picture book was published. But what a musical life he lived — and from such a tender age! Hamlisch’s piano skills got him into Juilliard at the age of 6.