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Obit: George Lorrie (George Levine) 29-Dec-2009

Mary Katherine 10 Jan 10 - 01:23 PM
Bugsy 10 Jan 10 - 07:38 PM
open mike 11 Jan 10 - 01:36 AM
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Subject: Obit: Interesting obit - anyone remember him?
From: Mary Katherine
Date: 10 Jan 10 - 01:23 PM

LEVINE--George, 1923-2009, 86, educator, activist, artist,
songwriter, performer; under the stage name of "George
Lorrie", he hosted the "Folklore with Lorrie" on WNJR and
"George Lorrie's Grand Concert of Folk Music" on WNCN, WBAI
and other stations in the 50 and early 60s. A father of
"interconnect" who battled then monopoly AT&T, appearing
before the New York Public Service Commission and others on
behalf of the public and municipalities to hold down
telephone rates. Died on December 29, 2009 after a long
illness, borne with grace. Survived by sister Rosalie,
companion Ruth, sons Seth and Jeremy, daughter-in-law
Patricia and grandchildren Erica and Joshua. We will never
forget and always love you!


Published in New York Times on January 10, 2010


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Subject: RE: Obit: Interesting obit - anyone remember him?
From: Bugsy
Date: 10 Jan 10 - 07:38 PM

Sorry to say, I had not heard of him, but it sure sounds like another loss to the human race.

Bugsy


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Subject: RE: Obit: Interesting obit - anyone remember him?
From: open mike
Date: 11 Jan 10 - 01:36 AM

maybe if his name was in the thread title more people would know if they remember him..i do'nt


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