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Marvin Frederick Hamlisch

Marvin Frederick Hamlisch, composer, conductor, musician, entertainer. Named to Long Island Music Hall of Fame, 2007; recipient three Oscar awards, four Grammy awards, four Emmy awards, three Golden Globe awards, and a Tony award.


  • Hamlisch, Marvin Frederick was born on June 2, 1944 in New York City. Son of Max and Lilly (Schachter) Hamlisch.

  • Education

    • Student, Juilliard School, New York City; Bachelor, Queens College, New York City, 1967.


    • Principal pops conductor Pittsburgh Symphony, since 1994, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, 1996—2000, National Symphony Orchestra, Washington, since 2000, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, since 2007, Colorado Symphony Orchestra, since 2009. Also Seattle Symphony, San Diego Symphony.


    • A Chorus Line / Vocal Selections
    • Includes a piano/vocal section and a separate lead line section for 10 songs: "I Hope I Get It", "I Can Do That", "At the Ballet", "Sing!", "Hello Twelve, Hello Thirteen, Hello Love", "Nothing", "The Music and the Mirror", "Dance: Ten; Looks, Three", "One", and "What I Did For Love".
    • The Sweet Smell of Success Vocal Selections
    • Based on the famous film starring Burt Lancaster and Tony Curtis, this well-received Broadway musical starred John Lithgow, who won the Tony Award for Best Actor for his performance.


    • Married Terre Blair, 1989.
    • mother: Lilly (Schachter) Hamlisch
    • spouse: Terre Blair
    • father: Max
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    Born June 2, 1944
    (age 71)
    • 1967
      Queens College
    • 1994
      Principal pops conductor Pittsburgh Symphony
    • 1996
      Principal pops conductor Pittsburgh Symphony
    • 2007
      Principal pops conductor Pittsburgh Symphony
    • 2009
      Principal pops conductor Pittsburgh Symphony