2013 Icons Of Style GalaOscar de la Renta will receive the Carnegie Hall Medal of Excellence, in recognition of his leadership in business and philanthropy.

The legendary fashion designer will receive the award at a gala benefit on April 24, 2014.

The official statement regarding the decision read:

“As a beloved and dedicated trustee, Oscar has lent his creative talent to furthering Carnegie Hall’s mission since 1987. He is a true visionary who has made incomparable contributions to society and has altered countless lives around the world.”

The award ceremony will be followed by a performance by Julio Iglesias, his first at Carnegie Hall in 25 years.

Oscar said of the gala’s lineup: “Julio is like a brother to me. I am unbelievably honored that he will be joining me at Carnegie Hall, a place with an extraordinary soul, that for me holds a very special meaning.”

Congrats!!

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Oscar de la Renta recibirá el próximo 24 abril la Medalla a la Excelencia que otorga la legendaria sala de conciertos de Nueva York Carnegie Hall, por su su liderazgo empresarial internacionalmente reconocido y su excepcional labor filantrópica.

Será otorgado en una ceremonia que contará con la actuación del cantante español Julio Iglesias.

El diseñador expresó:

“Julio es como un hermano para mí. Me siento increíblemente honrado de que se una a mí en el Carnegie Hall, un sitio con un alma extraordinaria, que para mí tiene un significado muy especial.”

Felicidades!!

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