Ahmet Ertegun

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1923 - 2006

Ahmet Ertegun  Turkish Music Producer


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Ahmet Ertegun passed away on 14th Dec 2006 aged 83.


Ahmet Ertegun was in relationships with Laura Branigan (1979) and Eve Babitz (1971).


Turkish Music Producer Ahmet Ertegun passed away on 14th Dec 2006 aged 83. Born on 31st July, 1923 in Istanbul, Turkey and educated at St. John's College, U.S., Ahmet Ertegun is most remembered for Founder and President of Atlantic Records. His zodiac sign is Leo.

Ahmet Ertegun is a member of the following lists: 20th-century American musicians, Businesspeople from Istanbul and Grammy Award-winning artists.


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Dating2 46 years, 10 months 42 years, 10 months 38 years, 10 months
Total2 46 years, 10 months 42 years, 10 months 38 years, 10 months


First Name Ahmet
Last Name Ertegun
Alternative Name A. Nugetre
Age 83 (age at death) years
Birthday 31st July, 1923
Birthplace Istanbul, Turkey
Died 14th December, 2006
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Bald
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality Turkish
High School St. John's College, U.S.
University Georgetown University
Occupation Text Producer/Songwriter/Businessman
Occupation Music Producer
Claim to Fame Founder and President of Atlantic Records
Music Genre (Text) Blues, rhythm and blues, Rock n roll
Record Label Atlantic
Official Websites www.ertegun.ox.ac.uk/

Ahmet Ertegun /ˈɑːmɛt ˈɛrtəɡən/, (July 31 [O.S. 18 July] 1923 – December 14, 2006) was a Turkish-American businessman, songwriter and philanthropist. He was best known as the founder and president of Atlantic Records, and for discovering and championing many leading rhythm and blues and rock musicians. He also wrote classic blues and pop songs, and served as chairman of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and museum. Ertegun has been described as "one of the most significant figures in the modern recording industry."

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Ahmet Ertegun83 LeoMusic Producer
Laura Branigan47 CancerSinger
Eve Babitz73 TaurusWriter