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Concert Pianist vs. Pop Composer

  • Aired: 12/27/2013
  • 02:09
  • Rating: NR
Marvin Hamlisch was a child prodigy at the piano and was expected to become the next Vladimir Horowitz. But as Hamlisch explains, "at a very early age it became very clear that that would drive me crazy because every time I would go to the concert to play something I would get so nervous."
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Marvin Hamlisch seemed destined to become a classical pianist, but he had other ideas.
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