Carter, Elliot

Period: Early 20th Century

Born: Friday, December 11, 1908 in New York, New York (USA)

Died: Monday, November 5, 2012 in New York, New York (USA)

Nation of Origin: United States

Major Works:

Neo-classical and serial works in a variety of mediums.

Other Information:

Pulitzer prize winner in 1960 for String Quartet No. 2 and in 1973 for String Quartet No. 3.

General Bibliography:

Slonimsky, Nicolas, Music Since 1900, Schirmer Books, July 1994, ISBN: 0028724186

Salzman, Eric, Twentieth Century Music: An Introduction, Pearson, October 2001, ISBN: 0130959413

Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257

Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2004, ISBN: 0195170679

Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109

Links to essays at other sites:

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Biographical essay from Wikipedia
David Harvey's Site on Elliot Carter
Biography at the Schirmer site

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