Archive for August, 2013

Regina Resnik, Metropolitan Opera Star, Dies at 90

August 15, 2013 | Alumni

Regina Resnik, a Bronx-born opera star who sang more than 300 performances at the Metropolitan Opera and who made the shift from soprano to mezzo-soprano in the middle of her career, died on Thursday in Manhattan. She was 90.

Bill Lynch, 72, Democratic Strategist in New York, Dies

August 15, 2013 | Students

Bill Lynch, the Long Island potato farmer’s son who became known as the “rumpled genius” behind David N. Dinkins’s victory in 1989 as the first black mayor of New York City, died on Friday in Manhattan. He was 72.