Photos: Remembering composer Marvin Hamlisch

Photos: Remembering composer Marvin Hamlisch

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LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 15: *** EXCLUSIVE ACCESS *** Composer Marvin Hamlisch attends the Idyllwild Arts Foundation's Life in Art Awards Gala honoring composer Marvin Hamlisch on March 15, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press

WHAS11.com

Posted on August 7, 2012 at 11:18 AM

Updated Tuesday, Aug 7 at 3:50 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Marvin Hamlisch, who composed the scores for dozens of movies including "The Sting" and won a Tony for "A Chorus Line," has died in Los Angeles at 68.

Family spokesman Jason Lee says Hamlisch died Monday after a brief illness. Other details aren't being released.

Hamlisch's career included composing, conducting and arranging music from Broadway to Hollywood. His movies included "The Way We Were" and "Sophie's Choice."

He won three Academy Awards, four Emmys and a Tony.

Click here to view photos honoring Hamlisch.

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