Hurok, Sol(omon Isiaevich)

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 famous eastern European artists when they toured abroad, including Feodor Chaliapin, Mischa Elman, Anna Pavlova, and Artur Rubinstein.

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  • 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

  • Solomon — (as used in expressions) Alkalai, Judah ben Solomon Hai Bandaranaike, S(olomon) W(est) R(idgeway) D(ias) Elijah ben Solomon Guggenheim, Solomon (Robert) Hurok, Sol(omon Isiaevich) Solomon ben Yehuda ibn Gabirol Israeli, Isaac ben Solomon Luria,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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