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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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He drew headlines in 2006 when he was struck by birdshot from a shotgun fired by Vice President Dick Cheney in a hunting accident — then apologized himself for the incident.
She was a Broadway star at 23 and then quit acting, but later re-emerged in films like “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” and “A Christmas Story.”
In a career that included a Tony nomination for “Company,” he specialized in playing uptight characters, notably Candice Bergen’s stuffy straight man.
Mr. Musharraf took power in a bloodless coup in late 1999 but resigned under threat of impeachment in 2008. He drew fire for his ties to Washington.
A prisoner at Auschwitz and three other camps, he dealt with his trauma in semiabstract art that depicted crematories, ovens and chimneys.
By mechanizing and greatly expanding production, he made the gooey yellow chicks an Easter favorite and a pop-culture phenomenon.