James Levine

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James Lawrence Levine (; June 23, 1943 – March 9, 2021) was an American conductor and pianist. He was music director of the Metropolitan Opera (the "Met") from 1976 to 2016. He was formally terminated from all his positions and affiliations with the Met on March 12, 2018, over sexual misconduct allegations, which he denied.Levine held leadership positions with the Ravinia Festival, the Munich Philharmonic, and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Levine has received more than 806,054 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. James Levine is the 33rd most popular conductor (up from 40th in 2019), the 2,461st most popular biography from United States (up from 2,816th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular American Conductor.

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Among conductors, James Levine ranks 33 out of 97Before him are Franz Danzi, Hans Knappertsbusch, Eugen Jochum, Charles Dutoit, John Eliot Gardiner, and Simon Rattle. After him are Colin Davis, Fritz Reiner, Giuseppe Sinopoli, Antal Doráti, Charles Munch, and John Barbirolli.

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Among people born in 1943, James Levine ranks 149Before him are Conchata Ferrell, Roberto Boninsegna, Lin Shaye, Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov, Jan de Bont, and Kurtwood Smith. After him are Mohammed Badie, Björn Waldegård, Paul Michael Glaser, Dušan Ivković, Köbi Kuhn, and Robert Lefkowitz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Levine ranks 2,461 out of 15,968Before him are Robert Downey Sr. (1936), Kurtwood Smith (1943), Ben Webster (1909), James Heckman (1944), Bill Viola (1951), and Nicholas Murray Butler (1862). After him are William H. Seward (1801), Hetty Green (1834), Charles Whitman (1941), Paul H. O'Neill (1935), Mike Markkula (1942), and Will Ferrell (1967).

Among CONDUCTORS In United States

Among conductors born in United States, James Levine ranks 3Before him are Herbert Blomstedt (1927) and John Philip Sousa (1854). After him are Charles Mackerras (1925) and Arthur Fiedler (1894).