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Interview with Sol Hurok, 1973

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Interview with Sol Hurok, 1973
Hurok, Sol, 1888-1974 (Interviewee)
Moyers, Bill D (Interviewer)

Dance Audio Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1973
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 7-302
Pavlova, Anna, 1881-1931
Hurok, Sol, 1888-1974
Federal aid to dance
Television programs -- Bill Moyers special
Television programs
Funding: The processing and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded for television station WNET, New York October 1973 New York (N.Y.)
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 29 min.) : polyester, half-track, 7.5 ips; 7 in.
The sound quality is good.
Sound track of the interview with Sol Hurok conducted by Bill Moyers on the program titled Sol Hurok, broadcast in 1973 by television station WNET, New York. Streaming audio file (approximately 29 minutes). [Beeping noises.] Bill Moyers speaks about his guest, Sol Hurok and the upcoming gala performance in honor of his 85th birthday; Sol Hurok speaks with Moyers about his early years including how he first came to the United States and his first few years producing concerts; his views on television as a means for bringing culture to mass audiences; how he feels about government support for the arts; his hopes to bring Chinese artists to the United States; how he defines an impresario; his delight in taking a curtain call; Marian Anderson; his memories of Anna Pavlova and Isadora Duncan [closing remarks; music].
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 36193323
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12117943
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4ea69ec0-797c-0136-42cd-055ba422d9fe
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Item timeline of events

  • 1888: Creator Born
  • 1973: Created
  • 1974: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Sol Hurok, 1973" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1973.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Sol Hurok, 1973" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 17, 2021.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1973). Interview with Sol Hurok, 1973 Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Interview with Sol Hurok, 1973