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James Levine

James LevineAKA James Lawrence Levine

Born: 23-Jun-1943
Birthplace: Cincinnati, OH
Died: 9-Mar-2021
Location of death: Palm Springs, CA
Cause of death: Natural Causes

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay
Occupation: Conductor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Music Director, NY Metropolitan Opera, 1976-2016

Father: Lawrence Levine ("Larry", violinist, businessman, d. 1994)
Mother: Helen Goldstein (actress, b. 1915)
Brother: Tom (b. 1945)
Sister: Janet (b. 1948)

    High School: Walnut Hills High School, Cincinnati, OH (1961)
    University: Juilliard School of Music

    Boston Symphony Orchestra Music Director (2004-11)
    Munich Philharmonic Music Director (1999-2004)
    New York Metropolitan Opera Music Director (1976-2016)
    New York Metropolitan Opera Principal Conductor (1973-75)
    Cleveland Orchestra Assistant Conductor (1965-70)
    National Medal of Arts 1997
    Kennedy Center Honor 2002
    Risk Factors: Sciatica

    Fantasia 2000 (17-Dec-1999) · Himself

Is the subject of books:
Dialogues and Discoveries: James Levine: His Life and His Music, Oct-1998, BY: Robert C. Marsh

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