PALEY100: The Music and Life of Marvin Hamlisch

Up at the Paley Center on West 52nd Street, there was a Marvin Hamlisch event, “What I Did For Love: The Music and Life of Marvin Hamlisch.”- New York Social Diary, March 19, 2013

NEW YORK, NY – PALEY100: What I Did For Love: The Music and Life of Marvin Hamlisch – Monday, March 18, 2013

Performers:

Lilla Crawford

Marissa McGowan

John Lithgow

Klea Blackhurst

Kevin Cole

Donna McKechnie

Melissa Manchester

Malcolm Gets

J. Mark McVey

Charles Yang (Juilliard School)

Peter Dugan (Juilliard School)

Music Director: Ernie Green

 

Filmmaker Steven Soderbergh, Terre Blair Hamlisch, and actor John Lithgow attend ‘The Paley Center For Media Presents: The Music And Life Of Marvin Hamlisch’ at Paley Center For Media on March 18, 2013 in New York City. (Source: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images North America)

 Presenters:

Tom Brokaw,

Terre Blair Hamlisch,

Rupert Holmes,

Pat Mitchell,

Steven Soderbergh

The evening, originally planned and conceived by Marvin himself in the days just prior to his passing, as a retrospective on his work, instead allowed us all to pay tribute to his inspiring work and brilliant career.

Actress/singer Klea Balckhurst attends ‘The Paley Center For Media Presents: The Music And Life Of Marvin Hamlisch’ at Paley Center For Media on March 18, 2013 in New York City. (Source: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Stars of stage and screen performed and also reflected on working with Hamlisch and his iconic impact on media, particularly in the field of television and film. The program was interspersed with various clips from the Paley Center Collection.

Singer Melissa Manchester and singer-songwriter/composer Rupert Holmes attend ‘The Paley Center For Media Presents: The Music And Life Of Marvin Hamlisch’ at Paley Center For Media on March 18, 2013 in New York City. (Source: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

“Marvin’s wife Terre Blair Hamlisch aided the Paley Center in crafting this singular salute, as newly contributed and rarely seen footage enhanced our archives through the creation of a bittersweet, but valuable and eternal, Marvin Hamlisch Collection.” – The Paley Center

 * Contributions can be made to The Paley Center for Media in Marvin Hamlisch’s honor

See Pictures of the 3/18/2013 celebration of Marvin Hamlisch at The Paley Center

Remembering Marvin Hamlisch

(2010 Paley Center event, with Joel Grey, Paley Center Rep, Joel Grey, Alan and Marilyn Bergman:

Remembering Marvin Hamlisch (1944-2012)
About this photo: Marvin Hamlisch attended an event at Paley Center in 2010 – In this photo: Marvin with Joel Grey, Alan and Marilyn Bergman and Pat Mitchell, President of The Paley Center.

 

Source: New York Social Diary & The Paley Center


 

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