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Elliott Carter

Elliott CarterAKA Elliott Cook Carter, Jr.

Born: 11-Dec-1908
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 5-Nov-2012
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Composer

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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