The band Gogol Bordello is named after Nikolai Gogol. Who was he?

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The band Gogol Bordello is named after Nikolai Gogol. Who was he?

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Gogol Bordello is a band from New York City, formed in 1996. Their style can be best described as gypsy punk, and shows a number of different musical influences, including Russian drinking songs, rock music and the folk music of the Balkans. Several of its members are Eastern European immigrants. They are named after Nikolai Gogol, one of the most influential figures in Russian and Ukrainian literature.

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