2015 Great Immigrants Recipient

Mica Ertegun
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Born in Romania, Mica Ertegun left the country after the Russian occupation. She lived in Switzerland, Paris, and Canada before settling down in New York after marrying founder and chairman of Atlantic Records, Ahmet Ertegun, in 1960. She is co-founder of the interior design firm MAC II, and designs residential and commercial projects both in the United States and abroad. Ertegun has served on the board of several prominent arts organizations, and in 2012 made the largest donation specifically for the humanities in the history of Oxford University. Updated July 2015