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.
When I was in Paris, all of the German refugees began to flow in and it was a very sad time.
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|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.
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