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Marvin Hamlisch

Born: 1944-06-02 - Died: 2012-08-06
Cause of Death:
Brief illness

Death Summary: Marvin Hamlisch died on August 6th, 2012, after suffering a brief illness. Hamlisch was 68 years of age.

Who was Marvin Hamlisch :

Marvin Hamlisch was a well-known music composer from New York, NY. Hamlisch is most known for his works with various Broadway plays, such as: The Way We Were and A Chorus Line.

Hamlisch grew up in New York during his youth, and in college, attended the Julliard School of Music's Pre-College Division, and then later attended Queens College, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1967.

The productions that Hamlisch was mostly known for were: The Way We Were (1973), adaptations for Scott Joplin's The Sting (1973), A Chorus Line (1975), and They're Playing Our Song (1978).

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16 Signatures in Marvin Hamlisch's guestbook

  1. John E. Cosgrave Says:

    A wonderfully talented musical artist has passed. What a shock and loss to the world of composition. I miss the tall young dark haired bashful man, who I first came to know as Marvin Hamlisch. RIP

  2. HJHarrington Says:

    Im only a fan and grew up to most these beautiful compositions but…. Pure, Genius can one define it anyway else?

  3. Berta tofani Says:

    You will never died on our memory rest in peace such a talented and wonderful men your music will be alive forever

  4. Ana Says:

    Without a doubt the world has lost an incomparable talent; I honestly cannot listen to “The Way We Were” without shedding a tear… I never had the pleasure of knowing Mr. Hamlisch in person, but his music tells me he was a wonderful human being.. Rest In Peace

  5. Victor RamosGlez Says:

    RIP, He was such of great, wonderfull composer of our time, I do love his music. Your legacy still live forever, thanks for bring such marvelous music!!!

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  8. The Yentalist Says:

    I remember the song he wrote called Look At My Dradle. Oh oh I almost forgot the other song Bubby Had A Pipek. We would dance around the money table all day long. Pipi pipi Pipek we would sing while fleeceing the public for millions. Then the next verse is goy got got goy juice yippie yippie yippie dreck dreck cugle cugle crumbs.

  9. Heebie Jeebies Says:

    I loved pipi pipi Pipek do you also remember the song he wrote for Herschel winklestien’s 85th Moishe japery. It was called Bubbies Little Mishka. Mishka Mishka on the coin machine come lets trade money all day long. With all the lip skins in the world I should be a mid skiff woo woo. Such a loss, all day I listen to the the Hamlisch tunes all day and night. It makes the day pass while I sell old mattresses for new. It works what can I say to you about this thing. The other tune was “Wash Your Schmeckle I Can Smell My Schlimkins.” what a lively tune it was. Oh and of course the temple favorite Rabinowitz Rabinowitz Look At This Check.

  10. Silly snacks Says:

    I loved Rabinowitz Rabinowitz look at this check. The tape I have with this song on it you can actually hear the weasing of the Jews in the background.

  11. Arty Stein Says:

    This is a great man and an even better moyle.

  12. Hamlish Smamlsh Says:

    Wheres the fruit cup I was promised at the shiva?

  13. Moises Fink Says:

    I also did not get the fruit cup we were promised at the shiva. My Bubby always gave the fruit cup of choice at every shiva. It sounds petty but when you are promised a 35 dollar fruit cup you would think these people would oblige. Let’s bet realistic the fact is that I never would have went at 76 years old to the shiva with my health if there wasn’t a freebie. I mean I liked the man and the family but someone said where is my fruitful? Then the place went vacockta with people looking for the fruits. The man made winklestien music and was goon but where is the fruit?

  14. Piston moskowitz Says:

    I to was denied this fruit cup. Friends, I think not.

  15. Zina Rothschild Says:

    I can’t find the pipipek song. Does anyone know where I can find it.

  16. Theifowitz Says:

    Its in his greatest goyem hits cd.

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