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Who is Ahmet Ertegün?
Ahmet Ertegün, 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. Ertegün has been described as "one of the most significant figures in the modern recording industry.
- also known as A. Nugetre; Jesmet; Ertegün, Ahmet; Father of Rock and Roll
- born on (92 years ago) in Istanbul, child of Münir Ertegün
- nationality: United States of America, Turkey
- profession: Record producer, composer
- died on (9 years ago) in New York City
- genres: Blues, Rhythm and blues
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