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.
|Full name at birth||
Marvin Frederick Hamlisch
|Claim to fame||
Composer of A Chorus Line, The Sting, Ordinary People, Starting Over
|Date of birth||
2 June 1944
|Place of birth||
New York, New York, USA
|Date of death||
6 August 2012
|Place of death||
Los Angeles, California, USA
|Cause of death||
Respiratory arrest caused by anoxic brain encephalopathy and hypertension
Mount Zion Cemetery, Maspeth, Queens County, New York, USA
Professional Children's School, Manhattan, NY
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