American Composer Elliott Carter Died On This Day in 2012 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American composer Elliott Carter died on this day in 2012 – aged 103

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American composer Elliott Carter died on this day in 2012 – aged 103.

A two time Pulitzer Prize winner, Mr Carter’s contributions to the string repertoire include: a violin concerto, cello concerto, cello sonata – and 5 string quartets.

 

ELLIOTT CARTER | CONCERTO FOR ORCHESTRA | PIERRE BOULEZ & NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA | 1975

 

Elliott Carter: The Five String Quartets |CD|

Juilliard String Quartet

Release Date: April 29, 2014

Sony Classical

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