Mirella Levinas


Mirella Levinas, of Miami Beach, Fla., formerly of Washington, died on April. 3. She was 71. Mirella was born in Washington on Sept. 30, 1950 and attended Walter Johnson High School. She then attended University of Buenos Aires in Argentina. Mirella was the owner and president of Cartier in Chevy Chase and Tysons Galleria, from 1983 to 2019. She held many organizational positions, including board member at the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid, Spain; founding member of the Orchestra of the Americas; a gala committee chair for both the Phillips Collection and the Hirshhorn Museum; part of the benefit committee for PEN/Faulkner; and a committee member for the National Museum of Women in the Arts and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. She was predeceased by her father, Emilio. Mirella is survived by her mother, Sara Maria Budnik; her husband, Dani Levinas; her brothers, Mauricio and Marcelo Budnik; her children, Mariana (Martin) Levinas Huberman and Diego and Pablo Levinas; and her grandchildren, David, Max, Sasha and Victor.

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