Transcript for Marvin Hamlisch Remembered
Finally tonight, one of america's most celebrated composers has died. Marvin hamlisch created or arranged the songs for dozens of movies and plays. Music you'd recognize in an instant and never forget. ♪ Reporter: From "the sting" to "ragtime." ♪ to this romantic theme from "ice castle." ♪ Nobody does it half as good as you ♪ Reporter: To the pop classic from james bond "the spy who loved me," marvin hamlisch created the scores of our lives. He was a man of superlatives. Just 7 years old to go too juilliard. One of a hundred to win a tony, an emmy and an oscar. He did thathree times. Two for "the way we were" sung by barbra streisand. ♪ Memories may be beautiful ♪ Reporter: He was famous for his collaboration. With everyone from streisand to liza man nnelly. Even with abc news. ♪ but it was his iconic score for "chorus line" which won him the pulitzer prize and secured his space in the heart of america's songbook. I just love theater. I love it. Love it, love it. There's something magical about being in the theater. And there's something even more magical about hearing applause. It's just wonderful. I can't possibly think of anything I love more. ♪ Reporter: Marvin hamlisch, a
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