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Marvin Hamlisch, musical multi-tasker, is remembered in a documentary
Marvin Hamlisch, musical multi-tasker, is remembered in a documentary

Marvin Hamlisch was a 6-year-old prodigy when he was accepted into the Juilliard School of Music. He went on to train intensively with the goal of becoming the next great classical pianist. But Hamlisch ultimately decided to play a different tune, a popular one. He wrote, among others: "The Way We Were" (with lyrics by Marilyn and Alan Bergman), "Nobody Does It Better" (lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager), "What I Did for Love" (lyrics by Edward Kleban) and "Through the Eyes of Love" (again with Bayer Sager). He eventually scored 40 motion pictures including "The Way We Were," "Sophie's Choice," "Ordinary People" and...

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