Elliott Carter, Composer Who Decisively Snapped Tradition, Dies at 103
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Elliott Carter, Composer Who Decisively Snapped Tradition, Dies at 103

Elliott Carter, the American composer whose kaleidoscopic, rigorously organized works established him as one of the most important and enduring voices in contemporary music, died on Monday November 5, 2012 in Manhattan. He was 103 and had continued to compose into his 11th decade. Obituary by Allan Kozinn in the New York Times.

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