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Marvin Hamlisch and The Yankees

Baseball was a priority for Marvin Hamlisch, a native New Yorker.

Marvin Hamlisch and The Yankees

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Leaving Hollywood for Broadway

Marvin Hamlisch had won three Academy Awards but wanted to work on Broadway shows.

Leaving Hollywood for Broadway

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Marvin Hamlisch: Genius at Work

Luminaries of music and entertainment speak to the genius of Marvin Hamlisch.

Marvin Hamlisch: Genius at Work

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"I Want to Be Cole Porter"

Though classically trained, young Hamlisch knew he was destined for something different.

"I Want to Be Cole Porter"

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Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love - Preview

Premieres Friday, December 27, 2013 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.

Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love - Preview

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Marvin Hamlisch, a Mensch

The great composer offered his concern, time and problem-solving skills to all.

Marvin Hamlisch, a Mensch

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Writing "The Way We Were"

Hamlisch reveals what inspired the opening notes to "The Way We Were."

Writing "The Way We Were"

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Marvin's Parents

A look at composer Marvin Hamlisch's parents, Max and Lilly Hamlisch.

Marvin's Parents

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Marvin Hamlisch: Sweet Smell of Success

Hear music from the Broadway show "Sweet Smell of Success" and see the marked score.

Marvin Hamlisch: Sweet Smell of Success

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Concert Pianist vs. Pop Composer

Marvin Hamlisch seemed destined to become a classical pianist, but he had other ideas.

Concert Pianist vs. Pop Composer

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Marvin Hamlisch, The Performer

The composer Marvin Hamlisch was an entertaining performer with a great sense of humor.

Marvin Hamlisch, The Performer

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Pianist Kevin Cole Performs Marvin Medley

Cole performs melody of Hamlisch songs in tribute to the great composer.

Pianist Kevin Cole Performs Marvin Medley

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Trailer: Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love

The awards the composer and conductor won in his career are matched by admiration for him.

Trailer: Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love

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