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Marvin Hamlisch's Widow Questioning Cause Of Death

The widow of acclaimed composer Marvin Hamlisch has filed court papers in New York raising questions about the cause of the legendary musician's death.The Oscar and Grammy winner died on 6 August (12) after a...

Barbra Streisand Returns To Brooklyn For Spectacular Two-show Homecoming

Barbra Streisand returned to her home town of Brooklyn on Thursday (October 11th 2012) for the first time in several long years to perform the first of two concerts in the New York borough.The American...

Marvin Hamlisch Wanted Wife To Inherit Estate And Awards Regardless Of Marital Status

Acclaimed composer Marvin Hamlisch vowed to leave the majority of his estate and his entire treasure trove of Oscars, Emmys and Grammy Awards to his wife, even if they split up before his death.The legendary...

Idina Menzel Still Adjusting To Performing Without Marvin Hamlisch

Singer Idina Menzel's visit to the U.K. this week (begs01Oct12) has been particularly poignant as it comes exactly one year after she made the trip with her late collaborator Marvin Hamlisch.The Broadway star jetted to...

Barbra Streisand Still Holding On To Last Marvin Hamlisch Note

Barbra Streisand fears she'll never be able to scrap a note she left for herself to call composer pal Marvin Hamlisch hours before she learned he had died.The diva was rehearsing tracks for a new...

Stars Come Out To Pay Tribute To Marvin Hamlisch

The stars came out to pay tribute to the late American composer and conductor Marvin Hamlisch who passed away last month aged 68, with Barbara Streisand, Aretha Franklin and Liza Minelli appearing at a memorial...

Highest-priced Touring Act Of All Time: Barbra Streisand Tickets Go For $1,500

Barbra Streisand has officially become the most expensive touring artist of all time. The 70 year-old singer is about to embark on a rare tour and will be charging her fans up to $1,500 for...

Liza Minnelli, Barbra Streisand & Aretha Franklin Perform In Honour Of Composer Marvin Hamlisch

Liza Minnelli paid tribute to the life and work of her friend Marvin Hamlisch at a star-studded tribute to the late composer on Tuesday (18Sep12).The Cabaret star performed If He Really Knew Me from the...

Barbra Streisand, Liza Minnelli & Aretha Franklin To Perform At Hamlisch Memorial

Barbra Streisand, Liza Minnelli and Aretha Franklin are to perform at an upcoming memorial for beloved Broadway composer Marvin Hamlisch.Violinist Itzhak Perlman, pianist Lang Lang, singer Michael Feinstein and trumpeter Chris Botti will also take...

Lung Failure Identified As Marvin Hamlisch's Cause Of Death

Legendary composer Marvin Hamlisch died as a result of lung failure, according to his death certificate.The Hollywood icon, who boasted the rare honour of being one of only two people ever awarded an Emmy, a...

Marvin Hamlisch Dubbed A 'Genuis' At Emotional Funeral

Marvin Hamlisch's funeral drew some of the biggest names of stage and screen - as well as some pretty well known world figures - in New York City on Tuesday (August 14, 2012)....

Liza Minnelli And Richard Gere Remember Marvin Hamlisch At Funeral

Liza Minnelli, Idina Menzel, Richard Gere and former U.S. President Bill Clinton were among the stars who paid tribute to late composer Marvin Hamlisch during a funeral service on Tuesday (14Aug12).Hamlisch, who boasted the rare...

Marvin Hamlisch Remembered In Children's Book

Award-winning composer Marvin Hamlisch's real-life tale about his audition for the Julliard music school is to be released as a children's picture book.Hamlisch, who passed away last week (06Aug12) recalled the tale of his late...

Liza Minnelli & Idina Menzel Offer Up Tributes To Hamlisch

Entertainers Liza Minnelli and Idina Menzel have added their tributes to late composer Marvin Hamlisch, who died on Monday night (06Aug12).Both stars were close to the Oscar winner and Glee actress Menzel reveals the beloved...

Barbra Streisand Remembers Marvin Hamlisch

Superstar Barbra Streisand has been left "devastated" by the death of acclaimed composer Marvin Hamlisch after trying to contact her "dear friend" on the night of his passing.The singer/actress befriended Hamlisch in the 1960s and...

Marlee Matlin And Ricki Lake Lead Tributes To Marvin Hamlisch

Actors Marlee Matlin, Ricki Lake and Jason Alexander have paid tribute to acclaimed composer Marvin Hamlisch via Twitter.com following his death on Monday (06Aug12).The musician, who was one of only two people ever awarded an...

Marvin Hamlisch, Broadway And Hollywood Composer Dies, Aged 68

The composer Marvin Hamlisch died at the age of 68 this week. He had been suffering from a brief but unspecified illness, USA Today reports. Hamlisch was well-known for his work composing music for Broadway...

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