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Elliot Carter Hits a Hundred

Honoring a Pulitzer Prize-winning American Composer

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Happy birthday Elliot Carter. The New York-based, Pulitzer Prize winning composer turns 100 years old today. His birthday's being celebrated all over the country with concerts featuring his complicated, thorny, and inspiring music. WNYC's Nadia Sirota is a musican herself, and she had these reflections on the importance of Elliot Carter today.

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