My entire life has really revolved around music that was written about the time that I was born, 1908, to just before the First World War and shortly after it. This music I’ve always known, and it is that music that’s most important to me.
These wealthy people were very interested in contemporary music. They wanted to help diffuse it and get it to be known to other people.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
Comments on: "Elliott Cook Carter Jr Quotes: These wealthy people were very interested in contemporary music. They wanted to help..."
|Birth:||11th December, 1908|
|Death:||5th November, 2012|
Elliott Cook Carter, Jr. was born in Manhattan, USA. He was an American composer who was twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize. His compositions are known and performed throughout the world; they include orchestral, chamber music, solo instrumental, and vocal works. His first compositions, written upon his return to the United States, were a neoclassic ballet, Pocahontas, and Holiday Overture. He composed his only opera What Next? He completed his last work, Epigrams for piano trio, on August 13, 2012.
Quote of the day
Our mission is to motivate, boost self confiedence and inspire people to Love life, live life and surf life with words.