HUFFINGTON POST
08/08/2012 10:01 am ET

Marvin Hamlisch Dead: Streisand, Minnelli, Menzel React (SLIDESHOW)

Prolific and seeming without boundaries, Marvin Hamlisch, who died at 68 after a short illness, composed music for film heroes from James Bond and Woody Allen, for powerful singers such as Liza Minnelli and Aretha Franklin, and high-kicking dancers of the Tony-winning "A Chorus Line." To borrow one of his song titles, nobody did it better.

Below, some of those whose lives he affected share their thoughts.

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Remembering Marvin Hamlisch
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