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Fabulous Friday: Marvin Hamlisch

Here's a sweet bit from *American Masters* about Marvin Hamlisch.




And I forgot to include his EGOT details on Wednesday. Courtesy of Wikipedia:


Marvin Hamlisch (1944–2012), a composer, received his fourth distinct award in 1995. Between 1973 and 2001, Hamlisch received a total of 12 awards. Before Alan Menken joined the group in 2020, Hamlisch had the most Oscars of any Grand Slam winners (three - all won in the same year). In 1974 he became the first winner to have won a "General Field" Grammy – taking Song of the Year and Best New Artist. He was also the first Grand Slam winner to have won multiple legs of the feat for the same work – an Oscar and a Grammy for the song "The Way We Were".


Academy Awards:

1973: Best Music, Original Dramatic Score – The Way We Were

1973: Best Music, Original Song – "The Way We Were"

1973: Best Music, Scoring Original Song Score and/or Adaptation – The Sting


Primetime Emmy Awards:

1995: Outstanding Individual Achievement in Music Direction – Barbra: The Concert

1995: Outstanding Individual Achievement in Music and Lyrics – Barbra: The Concert

1999: Outstanding Music and Lyrics – AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies

2001: Outstanding Music Direction – Timeless: Live in Concert


Grammy Awards:

1974: Song of the Year – The Way We Were

1974: Best New Artist

1974: Best Pop Instrumental Performance – "The Entertainer"

1974: Album of Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or a Television Special – The Way We Were


Tony Awards:

1976: Best Musical Score – A Chorus Line

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