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November 6, 2012

Elliott Carter Dead: Composer, Pulitzer Prize Winner Dies At 103

Filed under: The Huffington Post — Tags: — gotonews @ 06:43

NEW YORK (AP) — Classical composer Elliott Carter, whose challenging, rhythmically complex works earned him widespread admiration and two Pulitzer Prizes, died Monday at age 103.

His music publishing company, Boosey & Hawkes, called him an “iconic American composer.” It didn’t give the cause of his death.

In a 1992 Associated Press interview, Carter described his works as “music that asks to be listened to in a concentrated way and listened to with a great deal of attention.”

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