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Ilya Schor, Internationally Famous Silversmith. Dies in New York; Was 57

June 8, 1961
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Ilya Schor, internationally famous silversmith, died today in the hospital at the age of 57 after a long illness. Born in Poland, he studied in Warsaw and Paris, coming to the United States in 1941. Many of the ritual objects he created, including Torah pointers, mezuzahs, and candelabra have become collectors items and some are on permanent display at major museums.

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