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  • Petitioned New York Times

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New York Times

Reinstate Allan Kozinn as New York Times music critic

    1. Robert Schwimmer
    2. Petition by

      Robert Schwimmer

      Brooklyn, NY

Allan Kozinn is one of the best all-around music critics today and a most crucial part of what has made the New York Times music articles and reviews such an incredible resource--The New York times without Allan Kozinn as music critic is unthinkable

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    Reasons for signing

    • Judith McGuire NEW YORK, NY
      • almost 2 years ago

      Because I value highly fine music criticism and Allan Kozinn's is the finest

    • Joan Faber NEW YORK, NY
      • almost 2 years ago

      Front page reviews of video games? Reviews of pop music CDs but not classical CDs? The arts are a vital part of NewYork's economy and, frankly, why I want to live here. Alan Kozinn has been a crucial promoter of classical music (including new music and early music) through his insightful and informative reviews. He has no equal among Times reviewers. Please bring him back.

    • michael hesse NEW YORK, NY
      • almost 2 years ago

      we need an experienced critic in ny

    • Kevin Olson IRVINE, CA
      • almost 2 years ago

      Allan Kozinn is one of the most intelligent voices on new music currently writing. It would be a shame to reassign him when this work is becoming so important on the American cultural scene.

    • Debra Blank BROOKLINE, MA
      • about 2 years ago

      He was the best of the lot. I read them all, all the time. He was the most honest and edifying.e


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