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Sol Hurok
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Sol Hurok with actress Hanna Rovina (1954)
Native name
Соломон Израилевич Гурков
Born
Solomon Izrailevich Gurkov

April 9, 1888
Pogar, Chernigov Governorate, Russian Empire
Died March 5, 1974(1974-03-05) (aged 85)
Occupation Impresario

Sol Hurok (Solomon Isaievich Hurok; born Solomon Izrailevich Gurkov, Russian Соломон Израилевич Гурков; April 9, 1888 – March 5, 1974) was a world-famous 20th-century American impresario.

Hurok was born in Pogar, Chernigov Governorate, Russian Empire (in present-day Bryansk Oblast, Russia) on April 9, 1888. He became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1914. Hurok died on March 5, 1974 from a heart attack in New York City, New York, aged 85.

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