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Marvin Hamlisch at his Westhampton Beach home. He (Credit: Joe Dombroski)

Marvin Hamlisch at his Westhampton Beach home. He died at 68 at his home in Los Angeles.

Remembering composer Marvin Hamlisch

Marvin Hamlisch, the wide-ranging composer whose music helped him earn nearly every entertainment-industry award in existence, died Monday in Los Angeles. He was 68.

Composer Marvin Hamlisch plays the piano in a
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Composer Marvin Hamlisch plays the piano in a Beverly Hills, Calif., hotel room. (Sept. 6, 1996)

Marvin Hamlisch at his Westhampton Beach home. He
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Marvin Hamlisch at his Westhampton Beach home. He died at 68 at his home in Los Angeles.

Pianist/composer Marvin Hamlisch performs onstage at the 2004
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Pianist/composer Marvin Hamlisch performs onstage at the 2004 Music Has Power Awards at the Jazz at Lincoln Center's Allen Room in New York. The awards are presented by the Institute for Music and Neurological Function. (Nov. 29, 2004)

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Composer Marvin Hamlisch and his wife, Terre Blair,
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Composer Marvin Hamlisch and his wife, Terre Blair, arrive for the 67th Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Golden Globes is organized and chosen by members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. (Jan. 17, 2010)

The cast of
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The cast of "A Chorus Line": Bottom row (from left) Mara Davi, Michael Berresse, Alisan Porter, Jason Tam, Yuka Takara; middle row (from left) Jeffery Schecter, Charlotte d' Amboise, director Bob Avian, composer Marvin Hamlisch, Tyler Hanes, James T. Lane, Alison Porter, Jessica Lee Goldyn, Paul McGill; top row (from left) Michael Peternostro, Deidre Goodwin, Brad Anderson, Ken Alan, Natalie Cortez and Tony Yazbeck. (April 26, 2006)

Composer Marvin Hamlisch attends ASCAP's reception honoring Hamlisch
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Composer Marvin Hamlisch attends ASCAP's reception honoring Hamlisch and Alan and Marilyn Bergman at the Catalina Bar & Grill in Los Angeles. (Nov. 18, 2009)

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