Marvin Hamlisch Funeral Set for Tuesday

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The life of Marvin Hamlisch, the prolific composer and arranger who won Oscars for his work in The Way We Were and The Sting, will be celebrated next week with a visitation and funeral service, his representatives said Thursday.

The funeral will be held Tuesday at New York City's Temple Emanu-El at 11 a.m. It will be open to the public, as will visitations on Sunday and Monday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m at the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel.

Hamlisch, who was 68, collapsed and died Monday in Los Angeles following a short illness.

One of only three composers to win an Oscar, Tony, Grammy and Emmy, Hamlisch also received a Pulitzer Prize for the Broadway musical A Chorus Line in 1975. He and Richard Rodgers are the only people to win all five awards.

 

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