Talk:Robert D. Levin

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Untitled[edit]

The stub tag seems a little out of place for such a long article. -- intgr 18:03, 6 May 2006 (UTC)

Move proposal[edit]

I've never liked how this article is titled, if only because it does not reflect how he is usually referred to. Checking a few places where his name is linked, it's usually piped to simply Robert Levin, which is what everyone calls him. Very few people would even know what his middle name is, so hearing "Robert D. Levin" would cause many people to believe it's some other person being talked about. That is, using the D is more likely to mislead than to make clear, which is inimical to its supposed purpose.

So, what to change it to? If he's considered the primary holder of the name, then simply Robert Levin would do, theoretically. But that's already used for a disambig page. Plan B. I don't support Robert Levin (American pianist), because although that nicely distinguishes him from Robert Levin (Norwegian pianist), the American is notable for much more than simply being a pianist.

I think I'd prefer Robert Levin (musicologist).

Any comments before I make the move? -- Jack of Oz [Talk] 05:09, 8 January 2013 (UTC)