Hurok, Sol

(1888-1974)
   American impresario, of Russian origin. He arrived in New York at the age of 16. He became the leading American impresario for foreign cultural productions, particularly in the field of ballet.

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  • Hurok, Sol — ▪ Russian impresario born April 9, 1888, Pogar, near Kharkov, Russia died March 5, 1974, New York City       one of the world s foremost impresarios who, through his persistent efforts to bring distinguished foreign virtuosos and ensembles to… …   Universalium

  • Hurok, Sol(omon Isiaevich) — born April 9, 1888, Pogar, near Kharkov, Russia died March 5, 1974, New York, N.Y., U.S. Russian born U.S. impresario. He went to the U.S. in 1905 and in 1913 inaugurated the concert series Music for the Masses, which led to his representing many …   Universalium

  • Hurok, Sol(omon Isiaevich) — (9 abr. 1888, Pogar, cerca de Járkov, Rusia–5 mar. 1974, Nueva York, N.Y. EE.UU.). Empresario estadounidense de origen ruso. En 1905 emigró a EE.UU. y en 1913 inauguró la serie de conciertos Música para las masas. Esta última actividad lo llevó a …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Sol Hurok — (Solomon Isiaevich Hurok; born Solomon Izrailevich Gurkov, Russian Соломон Израилевич Гурков) (April 9, 1888, Ukraine March 5, 1974, New York City) was a world famous 20th century American impresario.cite web |url=… …   Wikipedia

  • HUROK, SOLOMON — (Sol; 1888–1974), U.S. impresario. Born in Pogar, Russia, Hurok went to the U.S. in 1906 and four years later began his managerial activities by organizing concerts in a Brooklyn community center. In 1916 he was introduced to ballerina Anna… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Hurok — noun United States impresario who was born in Russia (1888 1974) • Syn: ↑Sol Hurok, ↑Solomon Hurok • Instance Hypernyms: ↑showman, ↑promoter, ↑impresario * * * /hyoor ok/ or, often, /yoor /, n. Sol(omon) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sol Hurok — noun United States impresario who was born in Russia (1888 1974) • Syn: ↑Hurok, ↑Solomon Hurok • Instance Hypernyms: ↑showman, ↑promoter, ↑impresario …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hurok, Solomon (Sol) — (1890–1974)    US impresario. Arriving in New York from Russia at the age of sixteen, Hurok became the leading American impresario for foreign cultural productions, especially in the field of ballet. He sponsored, among others, the United States… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Hurok,Solomon — Hur·ok (hyo͝orʹŏk ), Solomon. Known as “Sol.” 1888 1974. Russian born American impresario who sponsored a number of concert series in New York City. * * * …   Universalium

  • Hurok — /hyoor ok/ or, often, /yoor /, n. Sol(omon), 1888 1974, U.S. impresario, born in Russia. * * * …   Universalium


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