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Ahmet Ertegün 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. Ertegün has been described as "one of the most significant figures in the modern recording industry."

Age: 83 (age at death)
Died: 14 December, 2006, Place of Death
Nationality: Turkish
Claim to Fame: Founder and President of Atlantic Records


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1985 American Masters -
1988 Meet the Raisins! -
1988 Atlantic Records 40th Anniversary: It's Only Rock 'n' Roll -
2015 Ted 2 -
2012 Dark Shadows -
2012 The Voice -
2010 Heartbreaker -
2010 Kottan ermittelt: Rien ne va plus -
2009 Different from Whom -
2009 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon -
2008 The Love Guru -

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