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His social experiments explored how people around the world spend time, whether kindness varies by city and what compels us to buy things we may not need.
Mr. Levine had never led a complete three-act performance of Johann Strauss Jr.’s breezy operetta until Friday at the Metropolitan Opera.
Mr. Levine’s work was vibrantly, angrily and often painfully alive with the sound, smell and sinew of heavy manual labor.
Recalling how as a boy he had collected ants in jars at his uncle’s farm in Pennsylvania, he told his brother-in-law, “We should make an antarium.”
Mr. Levine, a prolific painter, bucked the art world’s movement toward the abstract, drawing inspiration instead from old masters.
Mr. Levine’s astringent drawings became the visual trademark of The New York Review of Books for nearly 50 years.
The artist known for his caricatures of politicians in The New York Review of Books, has died.
Mr. Levine’s easily accessible explanations of monetary policy made the economy a staple of television news.
Mr. Levine helped create Phil Spector’s groundbreaking “wall of sound” technique on hit records by the Crystals, the Ronettes and the Righteous Brothers.
LEVINE--Michael, died peacefully after a long illness on December 11, 2006. He was 59 years old. At his side were his siblings Lynne Jacobs and Stuart Levine and their spouses James Jacobs and Louise Levine. A man of big passions and fiery intellect, Michael continued to live his life to its fullest up until his last days. Although he was confined to his bed, his smile and his personality permeated the hospital atmosphere, infecting both his visitors and the kind Morristown Memorial Hospital sta ...
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After his unlikely win, in 1972, he spent his single term pushing for a more liberal foreign policy, particularly toward Africa.
He took the extraordinary step of banning tackling during all practices, which reduced concussions at a time when brain trauma in football had become a crisis.
He served for 38 years in Parliament and, after being elected president at a critical moment in Italy’s fortunes, helped stabilize the country.
With exquisite precision, he used costumes and sets in staging many of his pictures, letting his subjects, whatever their social status, express themselves.
He was especially acclaimed for his performances at the Bayreuth Festival in Germany. As his voice developed, he once said, so did his view of how and why to deploy it.
Her novels and nonfiction provided alternatives to the Western- and male-centric views of modern India offered by writers like E.M. Forster.