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  • No, Adam Yauch wasn’t a yeshiva boy, but we can still claim him

    May 7, 2012 | 3:48 pm

    As a student at an all-girls day school in Brooklyn, the first thing I learned about the Beastie Boys turned out to be untrue.
    According to a yeshiva urban legend, two of the founding members of the Beastie Boys had attended The Marsha Stern Talmudic Academy in upper Manhattan. Some...

  • Beastie Boy Adam Yauch dies at 47

    May 4, 2012 | 12:42 pm

    Adam Yauch of the seminal hip-hop group the Beastie Boys has died at the age of 47 after battling cancer.

    Yauch, one of three members of the seminal hip-hop group, had been diagnosed in 2009 with cancer in his parotid gland and a lymph node. The news of Yauch’s death was first...

  • Beastie Boys to join Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame

    December 8, 2011 | 10:18 am

    The Beastie Boys are to be inducted into the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame.

    The pioneering hip-hop group made up of Mike D (Michael Diamond), MCA (Adam Yauch) and Ad-Rock (Adam Horowitz) will join a Hall of Fame class of 2012 that includes the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Guns N Roses,...

  • Eulogies:Lew Wasserman

    By Michael Aushenker

    June 6, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Lew Wasserman, philanthropist, former chairman and chief executive of Music Corporation of America (MCA) and one of the last old-time movie moguls, died June 3 from complications of a stroke. He was 89.

    Wasserman was born March 22, 1913, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Russian immigrant...

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