American composer Elliott Carter was born on this day in 1908 – 108 years ago.
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.
He passed away in 2012 – aged 103.
PACIFICA QUARTET | ELLIOTT CARTER | STRING QUARTET NO.5
ELLIOTT CARTER | CONCERTO FOR ORCHESTRA | PIERRE BOULEZ & NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA | 1975