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Elliott Carter at 103

Posted at 1:10 PM on May 29, 2012 by Daniel Gilliam (2 Comments)

For context, Elliott Carter was nine when the Titanic sank. He continues to compose and is currently working on his third commission for the New York Philharmonic.


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Carter born 1908. Titanic sank 1912. How could he be nine years old when it sank?!

Posted by John Clare | May 30, 2012 9:00 PM


He couldnt. Born Dec. 1908, he would have been 3 in April 1912. Still, the point is made. He's really old.

Posted by Joe | May 31, 2012 2:45 PM