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Latest Barbra Streisand Items
There was one voice noticeably absent from Marvin Hamlisch's funeral last month _ Barbra Streisand. A memorial Tuesday night for the composer promises to be different.
While Matthew Broderick clearly can take a joke, it might be best if he skips the latest edition of the theater spoof "Forbidden Broadway."
The Juilliard School plans a star-filled private musical tribute to Marvin Hamlisch that will include Barbra Streisand, Aretha Franklin and Liza Minnelli.
In an obituary Sept. 2 about songwriter Hal David, The Associated Press reported erroneously that David co-wrote the song "That's What Friends Are For" with longtime collaborator Burt Bacharach. The song was co-written by Bacharach and Carole Bayer Sager.
Hal David was a man of simple words. A writer by trade — and a journalist by education — Mr. David had a knack for encapsulating love, earnestness and a wry sense of humor into a melody that was just a few minutes long.
Hal David was a man of simple words.
Hal David, the stylish, heartfelt lyricist who teamed with Burt Bacharach on dozens of timeless songs for movies, television and a variety of recording artists in the 1960s and beyond, has died. He was 91.
When Katie Couric returns to TV on Sept. 10, she will do so with Jessica Simpson and Sheryl Crow by her side.
Some of the most promising talent in show business was on the bill one day and night in 1955 at San Francisco's Purple Onion: