Death of Elliott Carter

December 11, 1908 - November 5, 2012
New York, New York | Age 103

Composer dies in NY at age 103
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DEEPTI HAJELA, The Associated Press

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...

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