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Marvin Hamlisch
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Marvin Hamlisch

Marvin Hamlisch (born June 2, 1944) is one of the most successful composers of the twentieth century. He is perhaps best known for his adaptation of Scott Joplin's ragtime music for the motion picture The Sting, including its theme song, The Entertainer.

Hamlisch was born in New York City.

He is one of only a few people people to win all four major performing awards, Emmy Award, Grammy Award, the Oscar and Tony Award, see List of people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony Award.

In 1973, he became the first person to win three Academy Awards in the same evening.

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