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July 12, 2013
Marvin, you'll always be an inspiration to me. My thaughts and my prayers are with you, your family and Marvin Hamlisch team who keep your memory alive. God bless you all.
July 12, 2013
July 12, 2013
Marvin- I will never forget the first time I heard your music from A CHORUS LINE. It hit.me immediately and has stayed with me for nearly 40 years. You are missed, but your beautiful music lives forever!
May 19, 2013
To Marvin Hamlisch,
You were a fantastic composer the movies A chrous line, The Sting, The Way we were etc. My prayers are with you, your family and collegues. God Bless you Mr. Hamlisch for a being a great composer. Great job! Well done. Lisa Weiner
February 26, 2013
When I began writing songs, I wrote Mr. Hamlisch. Firstly, I was amazed he wrote back to me with words of encouragement and hope for my efforts. I've treasured his letter and taken encouragement from it when things get rough. He remains my giant of kindness.
October 08, 2012
Terre, So sorry to hear of your loss. God bless you and your family.
Ricky Shepherd North High Marching Band
September 14, 2012
To Marvin Hamlisch,
You were a great composer and piano player for the broadway A Chrous Line, The movie Sting etc. God Bless. Lisa Weiner
August 20, 2012
A great, great talent is gone, far too soon. The world has lost a great artist but Mrs. Hamlisch has lost a great love. My thoughts and prayers are with her and all Mr. Hamlisch's family, colleagues, and public. May he rest in eternal peace.
August 18, 2012
The world has lost a great, great talent, and a generous, warm, person. I knew him from having the honor of playing with him on many amazing concerts with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. "Mr. Hamlisch" was also my teacher at Juilliard for the American Musical Theater class. Even with all the music he had in his mind, and all the many people he has met and remembered - he managed to find space to always remember me!
August 16, 2012
My favorite memory was your wolf trap concert in which you invited my 11 year old son, Nigel, to come up on the stage to conduct the NSO...
Thank you for this memory and your infinite spark of life... May peace be with all those who knew you and loved you dearly.
August 14, 2012
Rest in Peace
August 14, 2012
RIP Maestro Hamlisch :[
August 14, 2012
Terre; I am so sorry for your great loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
August 14, 2012
WE ARE SENDING OUR LOVE,PRAYERS,&CONDOLENCES TO THE HAMLISCH FAMILY,FRIENDS,FANS,&ALL WHO KNEW MR. HAMLISCCH.
August 13, 2012
August 13, 2012
I grew up listening to your music in the 70's/80's.
As a fellow Queens College alumni, may you rest in peace.
You are ONE SINGULAR SENSATION in every step you take!
August 13, 2012
I will always remember the first time I saw and heard your music. I was never lucky enough to see you in person, but always will remember watching for your concerts on TV. My prayers are with you and your family as they celebrate your life and the peace knowing you are adding your talent to those greats who have gone before. With love and blessings, Cheryl
August 12, 2012
Terre-i worked with you at Channel 6 in Columbus in the late 1970s. So sorry to hear of your great loss.Am praying for you! Debi West Kerth, New Orleans (Metairie) La.
August 12, 2012
Our condolences go out to the family. You were such a great composer. My friend Karen told me that she knew you from Massapequa Partk and your mother and her mother were friends. What an honor that you knew Barbra Streisand, Liza Minelli and Ann Margret. My friend Nancy remembers that you went to her dental clinic. Ypu will be missed, Nancy, Steve and Aaaron. Also Karen told me that your father played at her wedding back on Oct26, 1976
August 12, 2012
MY most sincere sympathy to the family and friends and fans of Marvin Hamlisch around the world. I last saw him at a Summer concert series at EPCOT and he was wonderful. The world has lost a truly talented composer and performer but his music will live on. God Bless you Marvin.
August 12, 2012
MY HUBBY DYIN HRT N LIVR FAILURE N IM IN CHRONIC PAIN NEEDING SIX SURGERYS N U MY DEAR FRIEND R AT PEACE IN THE ARMS OF R LOVING GOD.HOW WE WILL MISS THE TALENT OF UR HUMAN BODY BUT UR SOUL HOLDING ALL THAT WILL LIVE FOREVER.PLEASE GIVE UR HEAVENLY FAMILY ALL A HUG N GOD PLEASE COMFRT UR EARTHLY FAMILY FRM ABOVE.OH HEAVENLY FATHER IN HEAVEN ABOVE THEY SAID U WERE THERE BUT I DOUBTED UR LOVE... BUT NO MORE...U TAKE THE MOST BEAUTIFUL SOULS.PLEASE ALL HELP US ON EARTH TO GROW...SO ONE DAY SOON...WE TOO CAN RETURN HOME TO YOU.OUR CONDOLENCES TO UR FAMILY.LOVE CATHRYN..PLEASANT GROVE UTAH..USA
August 12, 2012
What a very sad & unexpected loss, indeed!

My heart goes out to his wife, family, friends and colleagues....and to all of us, his devoted fans.

Marvin -- you were the ultimate Musical Mensch! Gone too soon --You always touched my heart, my funny bone and Truth...You were like the warm, loving, funny and brilliantly gifted and generous friend I never met...

Thank you for YOU... and all that you gave to us -- How we will miss you!!

I wonder what kind of song you would write for us now, Marvin.... and how would you say goodbye to us?

I remember you...In my heart forever...with deepest condolences and gratitude.

Godspeed xoxoxxo Peace

Love, Phyllis
August 11, 2012
I guess we'll never get to hear his Jewish holiday carol he always said he was going to write. Such a loss for music lovers and people who simply liked nice guys.
August 11, 2012
thank you for your gift that you had and sharing it with us. i going donate 100.00 to the houston symphony to keep the music playing
August 11, 2012
"What HE did for Love"...we will always be grateful!
Michelle G. ( Lexington,KY & Pittsburgh,PA)
August 11, 2012
Loved. His music
August 11, 2012
Marvin Hamlisch was a kind and friendly
man. When I did programs on his life and music, he called me personally to give me his permission. May his soul rest in eternal peace.His music lives in our hearts.
nina deutsch, leonia, nj
August 11, 2012
Marvin: God rest your soul. May you listen to sweet music in heaven for eternity
August 10, 2012
Dear Marvin,
I send to you my deep heartfelt love for all eternity. You were a brilliant light in my life.... A life that I have also devoted to music, and began from your inspiration, that keeps me going. From my most earliest impressions to now... it was so much about you!! Thank you and blessings be to you, beautiful Soul, to Terre, Richard, and all of us, your family... I surely will miss you here...Bye for now??? ????
August 10, 2012
Dear Terre & Family
All our sympathies for your loss.
Your old chemisty partner. Cheryl
August 10, 2012
Mr Hamlish,
Between you and Barbra Streisand you made me a better person. I saw you in person and it lifted me so !! Thank you for all you talent.
August 10, 2012
Thank you for the wonderful music.RIP. Roy,South Africa
August 10, 2012
It was "our brush with greatness" when my husband and I and our two daughters sat behind Marvin and his wife at a broadway show in NYC. They were so gracious, friendly and down to earth. We have bragged to family and friends about him and his lovely wife for years. We have followed his career and know his talents will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife and family during this difficult time. He was a wonderful man.
August 10, 2012
We have lost Marvin - the greatest contemporary oomposer, pianist, conductor and entertainer - now he is conducting the angels in "one singular sensation". His humor is often overlooked - I have a wonderful memory of him with Merv Griffin on his show playing the piano and trying to outdo each other. Marvin ended up playing while sitting on the floor! What a talent we have lost and Heaven has gained. Thank you for all the great moments and the way we all were hearing your music.
August 10, 2012
Amazing musical talent...his legacy is the songs that we will continue to love....
August 10, 2012
Thank you for brightening the world with your melodies. We all are the better for your contributions. RIP, Mr. Hamlisch.
August 10, 2012
To the Hamlisch family I am so sorry for your loss.I'm a big fan, the way we were, the sting, the goodbye girl they are all so amazing I can't pick a favorite. I hope you can find a measure of comfort in prayer and in the scriptures, like John 6:40 that tells us there is going to be a ressurection and then we can see our dear loved ones again.
August 10, 2012
I WAS SADDENED TO LEARN OF THE SUDDEN PASSING OF ONE OF MY FAVORITE COMPOSERS. THE WORLD HAS LOST A
GREAT ARTIST IN THE PASSING OF MARVIN HAMLISCH.
" A LIFE THAT TOUCHES THE HEARTS OF OTHERS GOES ON
FOREVER" MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYER GO OUT TO THE
FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF MR. HAMLISCH.
GOD BLESS YOU SIR, A JOB WELL DONE
August 10, 2012
You always did play my song.
August 09, 2012
Loved "It's My Party" along with all the great Bab's tunes! RIP MH, Pauly D.
August 09, 2012
Thanks for all the wonderful music you gave us over the years. My condolences to his family.
August 09, 2012
Mr. Hamlisch, I am so glad you came to Logansport, thank you for the music and the comedy, and also that I had the honor of shaking your hand. R.I.P. Mr. Hamlisch
August 09, 2012
There will be many others but u were the"one" singular sensation!'!!!!' 4ever
August 09, 2012
I am so glad you came to Pittsburgh. Thank you for the music and your wonderful sense of humor. It was a symphony.
August 09, 2012
Mr Hamlisch I know you can not read this but I want the world to know your music has spoken to my soul. It will continue to do so for the remainder of my life. Thank you very much for sharing your talent with the world. RIP
August 09, 2012
Since I was 10 years old, in 1973...I was a fan of Marvin Hamlisch.
Whether movie or radio-he did GREAT on his songs.
And one thing I'll ALWAYS remember when he asked the audience,"Hey people...give me a word-a phrase-EVEN a name...and I'll make a song out of it." And he MOST CERTAINLY DID!
August 09, 2012
A great man! Thanks for all the great music. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family.We will never forget the Pops Christmas Shows and the singing along with his wife and sister-in-law.
August 09, 2012
Marvin Hamlisch was a class act. My sincere sympathy goes out to his Family. I loved his music and so did my Family. He is gone way before his time, he will be missed by many followers of his music.
August 09, 2012
Marvin Hamlisch shuffled off this mortal coil far too soon. He left a rich musical legacy that will entertain people for decades to come.
August 09, 2012
I never met Marvin, but he is one great man for all of his accomplishments that will greatly be missed by many, many people. May he rest in peace. GOD bless his wife and many, many friends. You will never be forgotten.
August 09, 2012
He was a one of a kind talent. His musical arrangements will continue to be a part of American culture. I am sorry to here of his passing so soon.
August 09, 2012
One of a kind talent, his musical arrangements will continue to be a part of American culture. I am sorry to here of his passing so soon.
August 09, 2012
One of a kind talent, his music arrangements will continue to be a part of American culture. I am sorry to here of his passing so soon.
August 09, 2012
Such a talented man. You will be missed.
August 09, 2012
marvin and his wonderful gift for writing will be missed but his music will live forever he was a great man
August 09, 2012
I had the opportunity to hear Marvin Hamlisch with the Milwaukee Symphony on New Year's day several years ago and it was the best concert I had been to years. His music was fantastic as well as his talent. My sincere condolences to his family and friends. I am happy that we have his music to listen to in his absence, but know that he is in heaven making more beautiful music.
August 09, 2012
We have lost one of the best in what he put his mind to but mainly in MUSIC. Mr. Hamlisch might have been one the best composer there has ever been. The world will miss you, but you will live on for ever in the music you created.
August 09, 2012
What a treasure! How much we loved his music. Yet having been in audiences a few times, I know the personal loss for his family and friends is great. What a beautiful human being. We have lost a true American treasure.
August 09, 2012
Great music and terrific person - we shared Mr. Edgar Roberts;our Juilliard piano teacher and we both spoke at his memorial. You will be sorely missed.
Leslie
August 09, 2012
"Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints."-Psalm 116:15. Marvin played to the pulse of the Nation.
August 09, 2012
RIP, Your music will endure forever. I always enjoyed listening to all of your music as well as playing it while in band and majoring in music. Prayers go out to your family.
August 09, 2012
mr hamlisch, you will be missed. at 17yrs old i did a dance routine to "the entertainer" in the jr miss pageant. i didn't win but i had a blast. each and every time i hear that song i think of a good time in my youth. thank you for the memories. your musical abilities have not since been matched.
August 09, 2012
I loved his music. The Sting is my fav because I move the movie but the toe tapping music fit the bill. Prayers for your many friends, family and fans.
August 09, 2012
We lost a gifted and terrific man, that will be forever in the history books, but in our hearts, those that lived in his era. May his family find comfort in their time of loss.
August 08, 2012
Dear Terre,
My condolences to you for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers.
August 08, 2012
I thank you so much for being such an inspiration to me. I was so lucky to have a famous, beloved dance instructor in my life (Helene Charisse) to guide me to your beautiful music. I spent many hours rehearsing and listening intently, to each and every glorious note. I thank you, and bless you. You will be missed but never forgotten!
August 08, 2012
You brought happiness into so many lives with your beautiful music. Your music will live forever.
Rest in peace.
May your memory be for blessings.
August 08, 2012
Rest in peace, wonderful man.

CCT
August 08, 2012
I would watch Marvin and his mother on the afternoon talk shows-Merv Griffith, Mike Douglas, and loved watching them together. Years later, in 2000,, I was able to see Marvin performing in Englewood, NJ. He was not just agreta composer, he was a really funny man, too!'
August 08, 2012
You wrote the soundtrack of my life. Thank you!! May your family find comfort and peace in the arms of our heavenly Father.
August 08, 2012
You wrote the soundtrack of my life. Thank you!! May your family find comfort and peace in the arms of our heavenly Father.
August 08, 2012
Thank you, Mr. Hamlisch, for the music.
August 08, 2012
He was a great man. I will miss seeing him at the Pops concerts. He was gifted and strong.
August 08, 2012
August 08, 2012
Thank you for sharing your talent and leaving us with music that is timeless. RIP...
August 08, 2012
to the marvin hamilish famly im so sorry for your loss of one of the greatist composers of our time the songs that marvin hamlish did were amazing i wil miss him and his music for ever
August 08, 2012
You wrote the soundtrack of my life. Thank you!! May your family find comfort and peace in the arms of our heavenly Father.
August 08, 2012
What wonderful music this 'gentle' man made,you could close your eyes, put your head back and all your worries would float away, on the notes of whatever music of his was playing, goodbye mr hamlisch may you fly to heaven on the wings of Angels.....
August 08, 2012
To the the family of Marvin Hamlisch - May God give you peace and comfort through his word and the Lord Jesus Christ during this time of sorrow, I know that he will be missed by many.
August 08, 2012
marvin was a wonderful friend to me and to my wife polly draper, and our children nat wolff and alex wolff. i met marvin when he was a guest on the Arsenio Hall Show, where i was musical director. He came to me after the show and said i should be writing jingles and film and television scores, and he called his agent on the spot and set me up with a meeting and subsequent representation. Marvin went on to feature me as a jazz pianist with the Pittsburgh Symphony, and the National Symphony Orchestra. He and his wife Terre and my wife and I spent some wonderful times together. As well as an amazing talent, he was a sweet person.
Michael Wolff
August 08, 2012
Such a talent, great memories, Thank you
August 08, 2012
A talent that will be missed by all...
August 08, 2012
Your music continues on...
August 08, 2012
RIP Mr. Hamlisch
Thanks for the music!!!!!
August 08, 2012
I've admired Marvin Hamlisch and his music for many years. I especially love "A Chorus Line"; to this day, hearing "One" thrills me like the first time I heard it. My late husband Tim and I saw him perform in Minneapolis. What a night that was. It was like having a very talented friend play piano in our own living room. And of course, through his music, Marvin became a friend to scores of people he never met. I cried when I read of his passing. Thank you Marvin Hamlisch for your contributions to music and the theater. You were, and are a mensch. Shalom, you dear man.
August 08, 2012
he gave us the sound score to our lives what a treasure Deepest sincere wishes to his friends and family.
August 08, 2012
I was so honored to have the opportunity to enjoy your music over 10 years ago when you came to Fort Wayne,IN., and conducted the symphony there. It is still to this day one of the highlights of my life. I can never thank you enough for the melodies, the memories, and the music. Now may you conduct God's heavenly symphony.
August 08, 2012
Pure genius. His music will live on forever. Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal. The Hamlisch Family have my deepest sympathy.
August 08, 2012
When someone we love leaves us often there are no words, Mr Hamlisch leaves beautiful music that we will have always, God Bless a wonderful family and God Speed Marvin.
August 08, 2012
Dearest Terre,

Marvin was a gentle, gracious, gifted, genius who blessed this world. His music legacy will live on forever. He inspired humanity with his music.

Our meeting of you and Marvin at numerous Kennedy Center Christmas Pops gave us a snippit of a 'sensational' couple. Your smiling face showed the love and support you had for this man.

May his music and memories bring you only comfort and happiness.

Our love and thanks for a lifetime of memories.

With our deepest sympathy,
Donna and Amado Fernandez
Virginia
August 08, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. What a truly gifted man ,who will be sorely missed/
August 08, 2012
So sad to hear this. Mr Hamlisch was a great talent. And I never got to thank him for introducing me (and many others, I'm sure) to the ice cream at the Sylvan Beach Cafe in Baltimore. He raved about it from the Meyerhoff stage when he was guest pops conductor for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. My thoughts are with his family at this difficult time.
August 08, 2012
Dear Terre,

My condolences to you for your loss. I used to work with your Mom at E&E and I had met you on several occasions.
August 08, 2012
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August 08, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
August 08, 2012
August 08, 2012
Dear Terre,

My deepest sympathy to you and your family for the loss of Marvin. I know for sure that if his Rabbi (Gelberman) was alive he would be saying watch over Terre and Marvin at this moment of deep sorrow. He is probably also saying "Keep the Music Playing" my dear friend and brother. May God protect his soul. With fond and loving memories, Jan Gelberman
August 08, 2012
So very sorry for your loss. Marvin and his great talent will truly be missed. As he rest in peace and in God's memory, trust in the hope just ahead.
August 08, 2012
Dearest terre. We are so sad to hear about marvin. Words cannot express how we and the world feel your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are always with you. With love and heartfelt sympathy. Lori and anthony ny ny
August 08, 2012
Thank you for the gifts of music that you gave to everyone of us.
August 08, 2012
We will miss his great shows at Lincoln
Park in Midland,Pa. He leaves a large hole for our Pgh Pops. RIP
August 08, 2012
Thanks for the beauty you brought to this world. Rest in peace big guy.
August 08, 2012
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
August 08, 2012
my sincere sympathy to the family of Marvin Hamlisch, what a great talent who's music will live on forever!!!
August 08, 2012
May warm and precious memories carry you thru this difficult time. Mr Hamlisch was a truely amazing talented person. His legacy will live on. R.I.P. Mr. Hamlisch.
August 08, 2012
From Leslie Gore on, Marvin Hamlisch has always been one of my favorite musicians and personalities. He seemed like a very nice man. He wrote my favorite musical of all time, "A Chorus Line." May he rest in peace.
August 08, 2012
What a wonderful and lasting legacy you left us. Thank you! RIP
August 08, 2012
Thank you for your gift ~ God bless you.
August 08, 2012
My first memory of you was of your unbridled exuberance at your acceptance of your first Oscar. My last memory was seeing you last season with the Pittsburgh Pops. Your exuberance was still there....a little less 'unbridled'perhaps. You were a positive light on this earth. I will miss you very much. Rest in Peace, dear Marvin.
August 08, 2012
My parents were season ticket holders
to the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Pop Concerts for many, many years.
The enjoyment of spending evenings with
friends and music of the PSO are fondly remembered. My mother died this
past May. Thank you for giving my dad
a lifetime of happy memories.
August 08, 2012
Teri - My heart is so sad for you. Mark and I share your sorrow. Praying that God's healing hand will be upon you and your family.
With love...
August 08, 2012
Our condolences go out to the family. We grew up hearing his music everywhere we turned. He was a very gifted artist.
August 08, 2012
The music of Marvin Hamlisch, which uplifted heart and soul, is his magnificent legacy. Who will now make that beautiful music? May his blessed memory be a constant source of comfort to all who loved him. Condolences to the family.
B'shalom.
August 08, 2012
He was a genius a musical genius! I so enjoyed his music - the sting, the way we were (memories!) Thank you to his family for sharing him with his fans.

He will be missed!!
August 08, 2012
What a talented man who left us too soon! I LOVED his music.... My deepest condolences to the family!
August 08, 2012
Our condolences to the Marvin Hamlisch family...he will forever be remembered by all of his wonderful music he leaves behind.
August 08, 2012
Thank you, Marvin, for being part of our Contemporary Music Family. You were a great mastro of Broadway, Film and and Pop Music! You will now be part of God's Musical Family, just as "The Way We Were" in my childhood years! You shall go Stairway to Musical Heaven to live with God forever more.
August 08, 2012
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
August 08, 2012
I , along with Alicia, saw you in Huntsville, Al.,in Sept. 1989...Better than great......jp
August 08, 2012
Our sincere condolences to the Hamlish Family. "The Way We Were" was the most beautiful song ever and will live on forever. Thank You for all of your music, Marvin and may the angels be with you in Heaven.
August 08, 2012
I saw Marvin in a solo concert here at Ole Miss 3 years ago.He had talent only God can give.He, with just his piano put on one of the best performances I have ever seen in my almost 70 years.No question he was one of our nations greatest musical talents.
August 08, 2012
Your music will live on my friend. You will forever live in our hearts. You are Gods creation, created by a Masters' hand, a genius, a treasure.
August 08, 2012
I met Mr hamlisch once outside the stage door of the masonic in toledo, i swear he drove up in a vw bug-the old original kind, possibly a loaner from a person at the masonic, but he was as kind and nice as could be signing an autograph for me.
August 08, 2012
To the family of Marvin Hamlisch it's always painful when we lose a loved one. My family hope that your family may find peace and comfortin Psalms 65:2.

CJ,GA
August 08, 2012
Pittsburgh POPS will not be the same without you. What a wonderful and funny man you were. Thanks for the great memories.
August 08, 2012
God bless and guide u to his eternal light.
August 08, 2012
Marvin Hamlisch was a wonderfully talented songwriter with a terrific sense of humor. I saw him perform in Houston back in the 80's and he interspersed his songs with many humorous stories that kept the audience engaged throughout the evening. He did his part in contributing to the greta American song book.

Tom Miltenberger
August 08, 2012
Thank you for sharing your gifts with the world but most importantly thank you for being a gentleman through and through.
August 08, 2012
There is not much to do when you are blind but let me tell you my husband could sit for hours and listen to you play that piano. It was his superior enjoyment of his life. I thank you for all those years of his enjoyment. May God Bless you, Louise Martin
August 08, 2012
You will now be conducting the angels..but I thought we would have you for many more years...I am in shock as I am sure is the whole world...Saw you many times over the years esp in Pittsburgh...loved your great sense of humor and intellect...R.I.P. and God Speed you to his arms....
August 08, 2012
Rest in peace. A truely talented man who could entertain, make you laugh or cry by his music. Condolences to the entire Hamlisch family on their & the worlds loss.
August 08, 2012
thank you for making classical music accessible to a rock and roller.you made sense to me!
August 08, 2012
To the family of Marvin Hamlisch:

May God bless you and give you comfort, peace and strength during this most difficult time. So sorry for your loss. Praying for you at this time.
August 08, 2012
Mr. Hamlisch was a distinct part of my early adulthood. Although I am not a fan of pop music, per se, the music he wrote for the stage and for films was part of the background music of my life. His fame and prominence came at exactly the time that I became an aware adult. His music will continue to be, for me, an important part of my history.
August 08, 2012
My condolences to Teri and her brother Ron for the loss of her husband and his uncle.
August 08, 2012
The world has lost a truly magnificnet musician, composer, and kind person. May he rest in peace. Our lives have been enriched by this most talented human being.
August 08, 2012
RIP - What a gifted, talented man. We will miss 'the music' as you died much too young. Thank you for your contribution to our generation.
Lancaster, PA
August 08, 2012
Your music will live on. Thank you Marvin. God bless you.
August 08, 2012
My husband and I had the privilege of attending several of your concerts here in San Diego at Copley Symphony Hall. We just LOVED you. It was as though we were gathered in your living room as opposed to a concert hall. I am so sad tonight. I've loved your music since I was a little girl and will until my last day. May your music in heaven be as transcending as it has been here. ...."the last time I felt like this..."-Same Time, Next Year. 1978
August 08, 2012
Celebrating a life well lived. We will cherish the memories forever.
August 08, 2012
What a shock. Too young to go. A great American composer. Music lovers will miss you.
August 08, 2012
My sincere condolences to the Hamlisch family. He brought great pleasure into my life with his music. His music insinuated itself into my brain before I was even aware of it and before I knew it I was mentally or vocally replaying his songs. What a loss for us all.
August 07, 2012
His musical brilliance never ceased to amaze me. I have been in awe of his talent and scores ever since the first time I saw A Chorus Line in 1975.
August 07, 2012
Thank you for your wonderful, legendary music. You will be sadly missed.
August 07, 2012
Great Pianist! Our condolences to his family.
August 07, 2012
To the Hamlisch Family: May you be surrounded by love during this very sorrowful. Marvin had outstanding talents and his music will live on forever. A Fan
August 07, 2012
The world has lost another wonderful human being. He was a tremendous talent to have in Pittsburgh PA. We will miss him, but we will always remember him. With sympathy to his family and closest friends.
August 07, 2012
May the man of music, R.I.P. he will guide the heavens with music for us to follow.
August 07, 2012
Knew the world heard the angels singing!
Heaven's best - Our Loss.
We will remember the Way you were.
Annon
August 07, 2012
I never saw Marvin in person directing
the Pittsburgh Symphony, but have been a fan for many years. Your music and talent will be so missed.
August 07, 2012
Thank you Maestro Hamlisch, Thank You for your beautiful music which is a part of our everyday lives in one way or another. May your family and friends embrace themselves with your musical legacy during this time of sorrow.
August 07, 2012
God bless Marvin Hamlisch. I saw him perform in Bloomsburg, PA. There was no program of music. He improvised for hours. Amazing! He heard from a security guard at the Haas Auditorium that the mayor was a good singer. He called her up on stage never having met her and asked her what she would like to sing. She told him the name of the song and what key he should play it in. He found out after she blew him away with her singing that she had performed on Broadway!
August 07, 2012
My sincerely sympathies to Marvin's family and friends. He was a true genius who will be missed. I was fortunate to have met him at a Barbra Streisand concert and found him to be charming as well as brilliant. I will miss him and his wonderful music that will live on. I mourn his loss and the music that he would have created.
August 07, 2012
You will be missed by millions. Had the pleasure of seing you in person in Buffalo, NY at Kleinhans Music Hall. Marvin you are a genius and I've loved everything you have given us.

A true fan, Mary Ann
August 07, 2012
You were a musical GENIUS!
Your masterpieces will live on and we will remember you !
August 07, 2012
Mr. Hamlisch, you have left us with a legacy. I have been a fan since I was a little girl! We are blessed that you shared your talent with the world! You will be missed!
August 07, 2012
THANK YOU MARVIN!
August 07, 2012
Today has been a very sad day for me. Marvin Hamlisch was a gift to the world. When I was twelve, I idolized him and that never changed. His talent, music, and personality touched me then and continues to affect my life. When I was sixteen, I saw him perform for the first time in San Antonio, Texas, and I had the pleasure and fortune of meeting him. He was 34 and a young, handsome man who gave me good advice.
Since then, I have seen him perform many times, in different places in the world. Every time was magical and touching. I will never forget him and his contributions to the world. RIP Marvin. You have made my life happier, through smiles and tears, your songs will always touch me. Go with G-d.
August 07, 2012
Marvin was delightful and uplifting with his music. He was a very talented man.He will be missed in the music world.May his memeories live on in his family.Thanks for sharing your talents
with all the world. Very special man!
August 07, 2012
Dear Hamlisch Family hello my name is Faith tobin and I'm sorry for your'e loss and he'll surely be missed very much.he was a great composer.luv,Faith
August 07, 2012
Your music has enriched my life and that of countless others. Thank you for sharing your wonderful talents. You will be greatly missed. Best wishes and condolences to the family
August 07, 2012
I was never fortunate enough to meet Marvin but loved his music. A real genius and truly will be missed but his music will last forever.
August 07, 2012
My wife and I were very fortunate to have seen you direct the Salt Lake Symphony. We cherished the experience. The world has lost a very talented person.
August 07, 2012
Thank You for All Your Gifts You Shared with the World ! God Bless You and Your Entire Family !
August 07, 2012
You are just an Awesome Man/ Composer, and I've danced to sooo many of your maganificent musicals!! May the lord wrap his arms around you and take you home and may he putt his comforting arms around your family and friends that are in sorrow, and help them find all the love, and happiness you brought all of them..
August 07, 2012
To the family of the Greatest Composer of my generation. I have grown up listening to his music and enjoying the movies and shows that went along with them. Thanks for the memories.
August 07, 2012
saw you at kennedy center a few years ago...loved the way you spent time on questions and answers after the show. Going to see you perform was the only time I didnt go to the kennedy center kicking and screaming via my husband. Loveddd Youuu..Jerri Israel
August 07, 2012
To the Hamlisch family My heart goes out to you . I loved the music he composed .God got one special angel.He will be missed.
August 07, 2012
Sad to read this. Mr. Hamlisch was one of the good guys. R.I.P. sir.
August 07, 2012
Our condolences to the Hamlisch family.Marvin will be missed by many.
God Bless
Dave & Diane Hicks
August 07, 2012
Dearest Marvin
Thank you for all you have given us.
Love Lenora
August 07, 2012
To Marvin Hamlisch,
You were a great composer and I really loved the songs that you wrote for A chorus line, etc. My prayers and thoughts are with your family. Lisa Weiner
August 07, 2012
knew him 40 years ago in santa monica. blessings to the family
August 07, 2012
REST IN ETERNAL PEACE....NO MORE PAIN NOW THAT YOU ARE IN THE ARMS OF JESUS! MY PRAYERS GO OUT TO YOUR FAMILY....GOD BLESS YOU ALL!
August 07, 2012
Absolutely a man who brought joy to everyone who heard his music. God Bless and his family is in my prayers.
August 07, 2012
Shalom to a wonderful man with such God given talents.We loved seeing you in Pittsburgh.This City will miss you.
August 07, 2012
This is devastating news. I have been to several of the Seattle and San Diego symphony performances when Marvin was conducting. He was fascinating and unbelievably talented. He had such a great rapport with the audience. I will really miss him.
My deepest sympathies to his family and friends.
August 07, 2012
I first heard of with Hamlisch from the music of "The Sting." This made me courious to learn more of Scott Joplin.
Hamlisch also was the accompianist to Groucho Marx on "An Evening With Groucho"

Those were of my more memoriable tunes/events of Marvin Hamlisch.

gwk308@yahoo.com
August 07, 2012
My deepest sympathies to you Theresa. Don and I are thinking of you today as I am sure the entire Otterbein College community is...
August 07, 2012
To the Hamlisch Family:

Marvin was a remarkable talent and an even more remarkable person. Condolences to you at this difficult time. May his music always put a smile on your face.
August 07, 2012
most anyone who is alive has a
Favorite Marvin Hamlisch song.....
What a wonderful creative man !

please send warm wishes and condolences to his family and friends....

his songs added so much joy to the world,
And will keep on.....

Wendy,
August 07, 2012
A sad loss. He brought many good times to those of us who went to Camp Geneva with him. He wrote all the songs for the original shows and for color war. His wonderful talent will be missed. Condolences to his wife Terre.
August 07, 2012
Prayers to the family. Mr. Hamlisch was an icon. His talents will never be forgotten. Rest in Peace.

R. Williams, MD
August 07, 2012
Thank you for your music. Your music will live on in my heart. . My heartfelt condolences to your family and friends. He will be missed. RIP!!!
August 07, 2012
Marvin was not only an extraordinary, unique talent, but a generous, warm "mensch." Marvin shared his genius willingly and always with a captivating smile. I remember with great fondness his wonderful performance at the Hadassah 75th National Convention in Batimore, Maryland with the then Secy of State, George Schultz. I was fortunate to be the Chairperson of the convention and had the opportunity to establish a great rapport with Marvin, one of The leading talents of our time.
My sincerest sympathy to his family and friends--my prayers are with all.
Marvin, "we'll be playing' your song" forever.
August 07, 2012
Marvin you brought so much joy to the central ohio area when you married a certain female newscaster who was interviewing you. thank you for your music such a great talent. you will be missed. my prayers to your family.
August 07, 2012
an incredible loss. This was a very talented man who will be severely missed.
August 07, 2012
Anybody who loves music and/or movies loves Marvin Hamlisch. His talent will be missed by so many and I'm sure his presence and friendship will be missed by those who knew him personally.

My condolences and prayers are with you.
August 07, 2012
We were fortunate enough to have a backstage "Meet and Greet" with Maestro Hamlisch in 2009. He was very gracious in that meeting. One would have never believed such a warm, witty, down-to-earth man was such a decorated musical genius. My heart is heavy for his loss. Shalom, Marvin.
August 07, 2012
What a talented man whose life was cut short. I know he is in a better place where he has no pain and playing all his wonderful music.

My heartfelt condolences to his family and friends. He will be missed.
August 07, 2012
I guess God needed music for his choir. Seriously, words cannot say how very sad we all are to lose such a fabulous talent! To his family and friends, my deepest condolences.
August 07, 2012
REMARKABLE TALENT - PLEASANT STAGE PERSONALITY - WHATEVER VENUE HE WAS INVOLVED IN WAS ALL THE BETTER FOR HIS PARTICIPATION. SINCERE SYMPATHY TO HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS.

JOAN MCQ. MASSACHUSETTS
August 07, 2012
Sympathy & kindest regards to the Hamlisch family & friends wherever they may be. Marvin's genius was a special gift. God bless 1 & all. Take care.
August 07, 2012
YOUR TALENT WILL BE MISSED.....HEAVEN WILL BE BLESSED WITH YOUR MUSIC

JENNIFER, OHIO
August 07, 2012
What a marvelous talent and a tragic loss for the entertainment industry. I have enjoyed his music for decades and will continue to appreciate his talents in so many genres of the entertainment. I remember him conducting the orchestra for Barbara Streisand's 2000 Concert at the MGM Las Vegas. May family and friends have comfort in knowing that suffering will be eliminated forever soon and we will have the opportunity to enjoy Marvin performing again for his fans. - Job 33:25.
August 07, 2012
When I think of Marvin Hamlisch, I think of Gilda Radner ! Rest in peace.
August 07, 2012
I remember the first time that I heard your music. One of my favorites is the "Sting" and many others. You are now in Heaven playing for God and all of his angels. An ardent fan for many many years. Sandra Slater Louisville Ky
August 07, 2012
My sincere condolences to the family. He was a real musical genius with so much talent. Thank you for all the GREAT music - He will be missed but his name will live on in his music. The world has lost a great artist much too soon.
August 07, 2012
Thank you for bringing joy into a sad life. Farewell.
August 07, 2012
What an amazing composer. His music brought so many wonderful memories to mind. He was a wonderful talent and inspiration. My prayers are with his family and friends.
August 07, 2012
We have warm and treasured memories of the Pittsburgh Pops Concerts Marvin so brilliantly arranged and presented. You couldn't help but love him and enjoy every moment of the performances. We were truly blessed to have him in Pittsburgh. A very unexpected and sad loss for all of us.

Our sincere sympathy to his family and friends. All are in our thoughts and prayers.
August 07, 2012
Such wonderful songs and shows. I loved his music, his sense of humor and I remember thinking that it was so cool that he was marrying a girl from Columbus! I also remember Terre Blair from our ABC station and I want to offer her my condolences.
August 07, 2012
I feel as though I lost a friend even though I never met Marvin personally. Going to the Pittsburgh Pops concerts when he was conducting was such a joy. The orchestra was always great but experiencing time with Marvin made the performance such a draw for us. Rest in Peace.
August 07, 2012
What a talented man. He'll be sorely missed in the music world and his fans. I've seen him many times. Always a great show man. My heart goes out to his family, and friends.
August 07, 2012
As a tribute, let's get out the Original Cast Recording of the Broadway version of "A Chorus Line" and play it for our children, grandchildren, even great-grandchildren tonight!

Godspeed, Marvin. You were a true musical genius!

In Sympathy,

Evelyn Powers,
Bloomington, Indiana
August 07, 2012
I didn't know Mr. Hamlisch personally, but have had the opportunity to teach and perform is music. He touched the human spirit with his compositions and will be very much missed.
August 07, 2012
Thanks foir the great songs. You and your
talent will be miss.
August 07, 2012
WE HAVE LOST A TITAN IN THE MUSIC WORLD, A MAN WHOSE MIND CIRCLED THE PLANETS, AND ONE TRLUY INSPIRED BY GOD.REST FOR AWHILE, MARVIN, AND THEN CONTINUE YOUR ARTISTRY IN HEAVEN,
August 07, 2012
my generation has lost a musical genius. My heartfelt sympathy to his family. shelli
August 07, 2012
You will be greatly missed. Although your presence will no longer be seen, your heart can still be heard. Deepest condolences to the Hamlisch family.
August 07, 2012
He was the main reason my wife and I started going to the shows ..made you feel like one of the family ..we lost a treasure here in Pittsburgh ..
August 07, 2012
I met Marvin when A Chorus Line opened in San Francisco in July 2006; my then partner was one of the stars. Marvin always greeted me warmly and treated me as one of the family. I always loved his music, his enthusiasm and generally his "joie de vivre." I am saddened by his loss and extend my condolences to his family and loved ones.
August 07, 2012
We were all blessed to have had him in our lives..He enriched the world in such a lovely way..
August 07, 2012
A unique and brilliant talent has been taken from us much too soon. God bless this wonderful and exceptional man!
August 07, 2012
My deepest condolences to the family & friends on the loss of Marvin Hamlisch. The entertainment industry has lost a genius, a music icon and we have lost a national treasure. He was taken from us much too soon. I loved all of his music and one of my fondest memories was seeing "A Chorus Line" on Broadway. His music from the James Bond movies,all his other movie theme music and of course "The Way We Were" is sublime. This is the loss of a huge talent and, I'm sure, a lovely man. My prayers and thoughts are with all who were close to him and loved him.
August 07, 2012
His music will live on forever - truly an amazing artist! Condolences to his family.
August 07, 2012
My condolences to his family and friends. He was my mother's favorite. RIP
August 07, 2012
Marvin, you were one of a kind. We'll miss you.
August 07, 2012
Mourning the loss of "One Singular Sensation". I was looking forward to seeing Mr. Hamlish in concert next May. Thank you for sharing your talent with the world.
August 07, 2012
What a master and genius. We are all so very fortunate that this talented and woderful human being has graced us with his impeccable gift. He has made the world a better place and I am very grateful to have had the opportunity to live during his lifetime and experience his brilliance. Thank you Mr. Hamlisch. May God grant you rest and your family and friends peace and comfort.
August 07, 2012
Your music has been the soundtrack of my life. Thank you Marvin Hamlisch for so many wonderful moments. I know your family and friends are devastated and proud.
August 07, 2012
Talk about "the day the music died"...This man was a music genius and his loss is a tragic blow to the world of Theatre, Music and the Performing Arts...
RIP Marvin, you will be missed!
The Strongest Man...(By Michael M. Kelly Sr.)
There never was a man so strong,
That the earth trembled as he walked about,
There never was a man so strong,
That the mountains shook when he would shout,
There never was a man so strong,
That the oceans would overflow if he wept,
But there was a man so strong,
That all that knew him will not forget.
August 07, 2012
Sincere sympathy, Thank you for beautiful music for so many years
August 07, 2012
The world has just lost one its best treasures. Thankfully he will live on through his music. He touched so many lives. I am deeply saddened.
August 07, 2012
I always looked forward to seeing Marvin in the Pittsburgh Pops! He added flavor and character to the shows every time. Truly a magnificent person who will be dearly missed.
August 07, 2012
As long as we have his music, he will not be forgotten. My condolences to his family. He was amazing.
August 07, 2012
Always loved "the Entertainer" a song
he played and wrote well.
August 07, 2012
My family back in Pittsburgh has been season ticketholders for Marvin's Pops series for almost two decades, and I had the privilege of attending many of those concerts. Besides his music, his humor and his interaction with the audience made each concert something to look forward to. I just found out he was going to be the Pops conductor in Philadelphia as well, and I would have bought tickets as soon as it was announced. He will be dearly missed.
August 07, 2012
THANK YOU FOR MAKING THIS WORLD A LITTLE BETTER THROUGH YOUR MUSIC. I WAS ABLE TO SEE YOU IN A LITTLE TOWN IN BLOOMFIELD CONNECTICUT YEARS AGO THANK YOU..MAY GOD COMFORT YOUR FAMILY
August 07, 2012
we are saddened to learn of marvin's passing.he entertained us at our little lyric theatre in stuart,florida a few seasons past.he was personally gracious to us and praise the lyric and the communtiy..of course his performance was first class..god bless ..the garofalo family
August 07, 2012
he will be missed. he was a great composer/writer /piano player/singer.
i enjoyed all his music. and view concerts. and a couple movies.
he will be playing in heaven now.he is a peace. no more suffering and pain. he can now smile.
August 07, 2012
August 07, 2012
Many prayers, love, and thoughts to the family of Marvin Hamlisch. He was so gifted and talented. He will be greatly missed by his fans, friends, and the entire entertainment industry. May you all find peace and comfort at this most difficult time. I am so very sorry for your loss. R.I.P. Marvin Hamlisch~
August 07, 2012
We met only once years ago at BYU. What warmth, humor, talent! Our loss is heaven's gain. Blessings of comfort to his family.
August 07, 2012
Always loved his work!
August 07, 2012
Rest in peace
you were a wonderful composer God Bless You.
August 07, 2012
To Marvin's family:
Sincere Condolences - my fondness for Marvin goes back to the days that he regularly & frequently appeared on Johnny Carson. He was a class act. May he rest in peace.
August 07, 2012
Any time channel surfing on TV, that I'd see Marvin Hamlish, I'd stop and watch. Because, every so often a genius surfaces.
August 07, 2012
Such a talented man and deepest sympathy to his family.
August 07, 2012
Marvin Hamlisch, the name says it all! Musical Genius! The piano is silenced, so sad. Love and prayers to his wife.
Alberta Salim Issaq
August 07, 2012
Thank you for all the joy you have brought us. We love you.
August 07, 2012
The music that you composed and played will be in my head
always and many in my heart as well!
Thank you for sharing your beautiful music with the world!
August 07, 2012
With deepest sympathy to the Hamlishch family during your time of grief...Psalm 46:1...God is for us a refuge and strength, A help that is readily to be found during difficult times...May God provide you with peace and comfort to endure the days ahead.
August 07, 2012
What an extraordinary talent! Movies will never be the same.
August 07, 2012
Rest in Peace Sir.
August 07, 2012
We have lost an incredibly talented and gifted musician with the passing of Marvin Hamlisch, but his legacy will live on with his many contributions to the world of film and through his recordings.
August 07, 2012
To My Dear Friend Marvin,
When we met at my candy/ice cream store in Westhampton Beach we became instant friends. Your love for my little boy Stefan was heart warming, the baseball tosses in the yard on Griffing, the birthday party for my Dad, you on the piano, Shirley in the kitchen making me my favorite roasted potatoes! Your love, warmth, kindness and brilliance will be missed. You were the Master, and I will never forget you, you will forever be in our hearts...

Terre,

My heartfelt sympathy on your loss.

Jane Rosenberg Tesoriero
August 07, 2012
Your melodies remain clear in our minds,hearts and ears. May the memories of Marvin and the resurrection hope sustain you as you live without the music maker.
August 07, 2012
Great man and great music that will live on for many years.
August 07, 2012
Here's a short story about the first time I met Mr. Hamlisch. My best male friend and I were invited to, what I believe, was the first, "celebrity" fundraiser in New York City for HIV/AIDS. Among the items being auctioned off to raise money that evening, was an ORIGINAL copy of "A Chorus Line." Mr. Hamlisch attended the benefit, personally, and, the bidding began. (Remember, this was 1982 or so.) Ron and I were too poor to even bid, but, we sat, with our mouths open, when the score went for $200.00. A lot of money to us, of course, but, a mere pittance for what that score is REALLY worth!

Mr. Hamlisch was a very nice, a very gifted and a very giving man.

He will be sorely missed.

Evelyn Powers,
Bloomington, Indiana
August 07, 2012
Another wonderful man of music will be missed. May he rest in peace.
August 07, 2012
so saddened to hear about the death of marvin. he was such a talent. i met him a long time ago when he was in israel. my condolencces to his family and terre.
August 07, 2012
I met Marvin at the Columbus airport years ago and he could not have been more jovial and convivial. You will be missed, however, your musical legacy will live forever.
August 07, 2012
"One singular sensation" Rest in peace your music will play forever.
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