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Ahmet Ertegun

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Born: 31 July 1923 Died: 14 December 2006

Country of origin: Turkey

Height: 5' 5"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Mica


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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (420 items)
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Description: The Ertegun brothers, Ahmet Ertegun (born 1923) and Nesuhi Ertegun (1917โ€“1989), were executives of Atlantic Records. They also co-founded the New York Cosmos soccer team of the North American Soccer League. Born in Istanbul, Turkey, they moved to Washington, DC with their father M. Munir Ertegun, who was then the Turkish Ambassador to the United States. Ahmet Ertegun, producer Tom Dowd, Herb Abramson and others created Atlantic Records in the late 1940s as an independent record company that became a jazz and pop empire in the 1960s. Their first success came in rhythm and blues, with such artists as Joe Turner, Ruth Brown, The ... (more)
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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (420 music items)

"CLASS OF 1987AHMET ERTEGUN AWARDAHMET ERTEGUN RECORD PRODUCERAHMET ERTEGรœN Born: 31 July 1923 Died: 14 December 2006 CO-FOUNDED ATLANTIC RECORDS First single release:That Old Black Magic (1948)Tiny Grimes Quartet ESTABLISHED THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME FOUNDATION"


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