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Remembering Marvin Hamlisch: One singular sensation… and what he did for love

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/culture/article/remembering_marvin_hamlisch_one_singular_sensation_and_what_he_did_for_l

It was early 1989, and TV producer Terre Blair called her mother with the exciting news. “I’m engaged”, she announced. “I’m getting married to Marvin Hamlisch!” “Marvin Hamlisch?”, the prospective mother-in-law replied. “You mean the boxer from Las Vegas?” “No, Mom. That’s Marvin Hagler”, Terre laughed. “Marvin Hamlisch is a composer; he writes songs, and he tours”. “Just what this family needs”, said Mom. “An out-of-work songwriter."

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