Marvin Hamlisch

Marvin Hamlisch

American composer and conductor
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Marvin Hamlisch

Marvin Frederick Hamlisch (June 2, 1944 – August 6, 2012) was an American composer and conductor. He is one of twelve people to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony (also known as an EGOT). He is one of ten people to win three or more Oscars in one night and the only one other than a director or screenwriter to do so. He is one of only two people to have won those four prizes and a Pulitzer Prize (Richard Rodgers is the other). Hamlisch also won two Golden Globes.

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Full name at birth
Marvin Frederick Hamlisch
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Claim to fame
Composer of A Chorus Line, The Sting, Ordinary People, Starting Over
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Date of birth
2 June 1944
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Place of birth
New York, New York, USA
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Date of death
6 August 2012
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Los Angeles, California, USA
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Cause of death
Respiratory arrest caused by anoxic brain encephalopathy and hypertension
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Mount Zion Cemetery, Maspeth, Queens County, New York, USA
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Composer, Conductor
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$20,000,000 USD
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High school
Professional Children's School, Manhattan, NY
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  • Juilliard School of Music (attended 1951-64)
  • BA Music, Queens College New York
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