Composer Marvin Hamlisch Dead at 68

Tony award-winning film and stage composer Marvin Hamlisch, known for scoring The Sting and A Chorus Line among many others, has died at the age of 68.

Family spokesman Jason Lee told reporters he died after a brief illness. No other details have been revealed.

Hamlisch’s work was included in some of Hollywood’s and Broadway’s most famous productions – Take the Money and Run, Sophie’s Choice, Ordinary People, The Goodbye Girl and Sweet Smell of Success.