All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Marvin Hamlisch’

Lesley Gore of 1963’s ‘It’s My Party’ Fame Dies at 68

Lesley Gore, probably known best for her 1963 hit song ‘It’s My Party,’ died Monday morning in New York City of cancer at the age of 68. Raised Lesley-Sue Goldstein, she was just 17 in 1963 when she became a recording artist and singing sensation on the American pop scene. In addition to ‘It’s My Party,’ Lesley Gore had a …

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Marvin Hamlisch Dies at 68, “A Chorus Line” Composer

The Broadway arts community mourns the loss of a great and talented composer today. Marvin Hamlisch, a well-known composer from from New York, NY, is now dead. During his youth, Hamlisch was accepted into Juilliard School of Music’s Pro-College Division, and his first job was playing the piano for the play Funny Girl, which starred Barbara Streisand. Many of us …

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