AKA Elliott Cook Carter, Jr.
Birthplace: New York City
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Defence of Corinth
Respected composer, perhaps held in higher esteem in Europe than his native America.
Father: Elliot Carter, Sr.
Mother: Florence Chambers
Wife: Helen Frost-Jones (m. 1939, one son)
High School: Horace Mann High School, Manhattan, NY
University: Harvard University
Conservatory: Longy School of Music, Cambridge, MA
Conservatory: École Normale de Musique, Paris
Pulitzer Prize for Music 1960 for String Quartet No. 2
Pulitzer Prize for Music 1973 for String Quartet No. 3
National Medal of Arts 1985
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