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Studs Terkel
Louis "Studs" Terkel (May 16, 1912 – October 31, 2008) was an American writer, historian, actor, and broadcaster. He received the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1985 for The Good War and is best remembered for his oral histories of common Americans, and for hosting a long-running radio show in Chicago. Terkel was born to Russian Jewish immigrants, Samuel Terkel, a tailor, and Anna (Annie) Finkel, a seamstress, in New York City. At the age of eight, he moved with his family to Chicago, Illinois, where he spent most of his life. He had two brothers, Meyer (1905–1958) and Ben (1907–1965). He attended McKinley High School.
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Born: 1912, New York City
Died: 2008, Chicago

Alternate Names: Terkel, Studs, 1912-2008, ターケル, スタッズ, 1912-2008, Terkel, Louis, 1912-2008, Louis Terkel
Occupation(s): music journalist, radio personality, journalist, poet lawyer, historian, writer, actor, Authors, Historians
Field(s) of Work: jazz
Associated Place(s): Chicago, New York