Composer Marvin Hamlisch speaks at an event in 2009 (image credit David Livingston/Getty)
Los Angeles, CA (written by Ann Oldenburg/USA Today) -- Marvin Hamlisch, who composed some of the most famous scores of our time - including The Sting and A Chorus Line - has died in Los Angeles. He was 68.
Family spokesman Jason Lee says Hamlisch died Monday after a brief illness, reports AP. Other details aren't being released.
Hamlisch's career included composing, conducting and arranging music from Broadway to Hollywood. His movies included The Way We Were and Sophie's Choice. He won three Academy Awards, four Emmys and a Tony.