American composer and conductor
Marvin Hamlisch Rank
Marvin Hamlisch Rank
About Marvin HamlischMarvin Hamlisch was an American composer and conductor, one of only a dozen people in history to hold an EGOT—an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award.
Of Viennese Jewish heritage, Hamlisch grew up in Manhattan and was marked from an early age with prodigal musical ability. Earning a BA from Queens College, Hamlisch ingratiated himself into the film scene as entertainer and pianist, eventually being drafted to write award-winning scores for both stage and screen.
His songwriting relationship with starlet Carole Sager both preceded and outlasted their romance; from 1989 until his death, he was married to news anchor Terre Blair.
Marvin Hamlisch Photo Gallery
Famous quotes by Marvin Hamlisch
I started studying music at the age of five and a half. My older sister was taking piano lessons. When her teacher left our apartment, I would get up on the piano bench and start picking out the notes that were part of my sister's lessons.Marvin Hamlisch
I still have great faith in what is good and right in all of us.Marvin Hamlisch
Maybe I'm old-fashioned. But I remember the beauty and thrill of being moved by Broadway musicals - particularly the endings of shows.Marvin Hamlisch
There have been studies that clearly state that children who are exposed to arts education at a young age will in fact do markedly better in their SAT tests.Marvin Hamlisch
You mustn't underestimate an audience's intelligence.Marvin Hamlisch
Marvin Hamlisch's Popularity
Marvin Hamlisch was a famous American composer and conductor, who was born on June 2, 1944. As a person born on this date, Marvin Hamlisch is listed in our database as the 11th most popular celebrity for the day (June 2) and the 19th most popular for the year (1944).
People born on June 2 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Marvin Hamlisch is the 329th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Marvin Hamlisch's birthday, Marvin Hamlisch is the 2291st most famous American and ranks 117th in famous people born in New York City, New York, U.S.
In general, Marvin Hamlisch ranks as the 3776th most popular famous person, and the 11th most popular songwriter / composer of all time. “The Famous Birthdays” catalogs over 25,000 famous people, everyone, from actors to actresses to singers to tiktok stars, from serial killers to chefs to scientists to youtubers and more. If you're curious to see who was born on your birthday, you can use our database to find out who, what, where, when and why. You can search by birthday, birthplace, claim to fame or any other information by typing in the search box, or simply browse our site by selecting the month, the day, the horoscope, or any other clickable option.
Learn about famous persons' keys to fame, discover interesting trivia and find out where they rank on several types of charts. Use it as fun information for a birthday party or a game at another type of celebration. Start a scrapbook of everyone born on your birthday or give a gift of a scrapbook of everyone born on a loved one's birthday. Take a look at the currently trending celebrities, the most popular birthdays for a specific day or jump to a random or recently added celebrity's page if you're not looking for anything specific.