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Icon Person: Miriam Bienstock, Co-founder of Atlantic Records

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A few weeks ago, Miriam Bienstock passed away at the age of 92. Bienstock was a powerful business leader of Atlantic Records from 1947 to 1964, at a time when there were very few women in the music-producing industry.

“Ms. Bienstock earned a reputation not only for toughness — her son, Robert, acknowledged in a eulogy for his mother that many of the businessmen she dealt with called her “Dragon Lady” — but also for efficiency and for the kind of shrewd rule-skirting that the record business of the day required.” (NY Times)

Remembering strong women who led the way for the rest of us. Thank you, Miriam!

Remembering Miriam Bienstock, Music’s OG Entrepreneur | MAKERS.

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This entry was posted on April 15, 2015 by in Uncategorized, Women and Children's Rights and tagged , .
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