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Elliott Carter (1908–2012)

Elliott Cook Carter Jr. was a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning American Western-classical-music composer who was born in and lived in New York City. He studied with Nadia Boulanger in Paris in the 1930s and then returned to the United States. After a neoclassical phase, he went on to write atonal, rhythmically complex music. His compositions, which... See full bio »

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 2012 When Alisa Met Elliott (Short)
 2007 Oberschule (Short)
 2004 A Labyrinth of Time (Documentary)
 2003 Quintet (Short)
 1988 Bath Festival - American Visitors (TV Movie documentary)
 1986 The South Bank Show (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Elliott Carter (1986)
 1980 Elliott Carter at Buffalo (Documentary)
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