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Nesuhi Ertegun (1917 - 1989)

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Nesuhi Ertegun
Born in Istanbul, Ottoman Empiremap
Son of and [mother unknown]
Husband of — married about [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in New York, New York, New York, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Nov 2015
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  • Inducted to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1991
  • Awarded Grammy Trustees Award (lifetime achievement) in 1995
  • There is an Ertegun Hall of Fame for jazz music, based at Lincoln Center in New York City
  • Spent many years at Atlantic Records with his brother, Ahmet
  • Married 1st wife, a record shop owner in Los Angeles named Marili Morden in the 1940s
  • Naturalized US citizen, 1959 @ New York City
  • Married Belkis Moran, 15 Oct 1966 @ Las Vegas, NV
  • Four wives: the last, his widow, was called Selma; also survived by daughter Leyla and son Rustem
  • Burial: Istanbul, Turkey


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