19 September 2012 5:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Composer and conductor Marvin Hamlisch passed away in August,  but his musical spirit will live on at the Beverly Hills Temple For The Arts this Yom Kippur (Sept. 26) thanks to his lifelong best friend, Richard Kagan. At the request of Rabbi David Baron, Kagan has written original music to turn a traditional High Holy Day liturgical prayer into a song called My Soul Is Yours,  in honor of the beloved composer (who was not a member of the congregation but was a prominent Jewish community philanthropist). Photos: Hollywood's Notable Deaths of 2012 “I wrote a melody I thought was solemn and that

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