Hurok


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Noun1.Hurok - United States impresario who was born in Russia (1888-1974)
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THE best advice I've received was from my late mentor, the legendary promoter Sol Hurok, who said, "If the people don't want to come, you can't stop them".
The impresario Sol Hurok, who managed her company for four years (and, although Das doesn't report this, is reported to have insured Dunham's legs for $250,000), called her
Sol Hurok (America's biggest and most prestigious concert agents), Terry performed on stage and television internationally for 10 years, retiring in 1980 after the company's 'crowning glory' presentation at the United Nations Headquarters General Assembly Hall in New York, USA.
Altogether, they paint a brilliant portrayal of Avramenko the impresario, situating him alongside such names as American legend and creator of Wild West Show William "Buffalo Bill" Cody, Canadian-American evangelist and media celebrity Aimee Semple McPherson, and American impresario of Russian-Jewish descent Sol Hurok. The book will be of interest to students of Ukrainian diaspora, as well as historians, ethnographers, and film scholars.
My Carnegie Hall debut took place in 1962, and I was taken into the roster of Sol Hurok the same year.
Gelb, a Yale dropout who worked as a teenage usher at the Met and an office boy for the impresario Sol Hurok, comes across as smooth, tailored and cerebral.
Hurok is a managing director, mergers and acquisitions, tax services at KPMG LLP.
(6) Galina Ulanova, in Harlow Robinson, The Last Impresario: The Life, Times, and Legacy of Sol Hurok (New York: Viking, 1994),376.
Franca signed a controversial contract with the American impresario Sol Hurok that took the National Ballet on tour with the Russian dancer and concluded with a much sought-after three-week engagement at New York's Metropolitan Opera House.