- Fro·men·tal [fraw-mahn-tal] /frɔ mɑ̃ˈtal/, Jacques François Fromental Élie Lévy, 1790–1862, French composer, especially of operas.
- his nephewLu·do·vic [ly-daw-veek] /lü dɔˈvik/, 1834–1908, French novelist and playwright: librettist in collaboration with Henri Meilhac.
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Halevy would not specify what events in Syria could lead to war.
Halevy said the aid to Syria adds a possible trigger point for conflict.
Halevy also notes that Iran, while dangerous, is "far from posing an existential threat to Israel."
Dagan and Halevy believe sabotage and diplomacy have done much to set back Iran's nuclear ambitions and can do more yet.
Since that time, I think, Halevy has not published anything of importance.
Halevy and Meyerbeer should be indicted as the assassins of his once beautiful voice.
It was then that the doors of the French Academy opened wide before Halevy.
Of musical men, Hiller saw Halevy, a successful composer and genial companion, with a gentle strain of irony in his conversation.
Some say it was a fortunate event for Meilhac; others assert that Halevy reaped a great profit by the union.
- (Jacques François) Fromental (fromɛ̃tal), original name Elias Levy . 1799–1862, French composer, noted for his operas, which include La Juive (1835)
- his nephew, Ludovic (lydɔvik). 1834–1908, French dramatist and novelist, who collaborated with Meilhac on opera libretti
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