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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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