Marvin Hamlisch is a celebrated American composer. He has won virtually every major award that exists: three Oscars, four Grammys, four Emmys, a Tony and three Golden Globe awards and his groundbreaking show, “A Chorus Line”, received the Pulitzer Prize.
He is the composer of more than forty motion picture scores including his Oscar-winning score and song for The Way We Were and his adaptation of Scott Joplin’s music for The Sting, for which he received a third Oscar. His prolific output of scores for films include original compositions and/or musical adaptations for ‘Sophie’s Choice’, ‘Ordinary People’, ‘The Summer’, ‘Three Men and A Baby’, ‘Ice Castles’, ‘Take the Money and Run’, ‘Bananas and Save the Tiger’.
Marvin Hamlisch holds the position of Principal Pops Conductor with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. He is also the Pops Conductor for the National Symphony and San Diego Symphony Orchestra.
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