Quotes by Ahmet Ertegun

About Ahmet Ertegun:

Ahmet Ertegun 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."

Author Bio

  • NameAhmet Ertegun
  • DescriptionTurkish American musician and founder of Atlantic Records
  • AliasesAhmet Ertegun
  • BornJuly 23, 1923
  • DiedDecember 14, 2006
  • CountryUnited States Of America; Turkey
  • ProfessionRecord Producer; Entrepreneur; Songwriter; Composer
  • AwardsGrammy Trustees Award