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Old 08-08-2012, 11:59 AM   #1
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RIP Marvin Hamlisch

Wow. Only 68.

Marvin Hamlisch left legacy on film with prolific career of memorable compositions


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Old 08-08-2012, 12:29 PM   #2
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I didn't enjoy his piano playing much but as a composer, arranger, etc, he was superb. I certainly hate for us to lose people with such talent especially when we don't seem to have much left doing good music.

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Old 08-08-2012, 12:43 PM   #3
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So sad. Thank you for sharing the article with us Alix.
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Old 08-08-2012, 03:56 PM   #4
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He is sure to be missed. Very shocking, as he was said to be in good health before a "brief illness". A "brief illness" doesn't sound like a stroke or a coronary which would be described as a "sudden death". The most I could find was that he recently sprained his back. I suppose there will be an autopsy, but in any event, he will be long remembered as one of the greatest musical talents of our time.
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Old 08-08-2012, 04:04 PM   #5
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Loved his music. So sad.
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Old 08-08-2012, 06:34 PM   #6
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I am so glad he shared his talent with us. May he Rest In Peace.
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Old 08-10-2012, 03:26 AM   #7
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That is sad RIP
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Old 08-16-2012, 02:18 AM   #8
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RIP Mr. Hamlisch ........ so much great music, what a legacy. I fondly remember walking home from school listening to Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows on my transistor radio, and there were so many more wonderful scores to follow. He will be missed.

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