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Composer Elliott Carter dies at 103

The towering American composer Elliott Carter has died at 103 years old. His longtime associate, the clarinetist Virgil Blackwell, confirmed that Mr. Carter died peacefully of natural causes in his New YorkCity home Monday afternoon.

Mr. Carter remained extremely prolific until the very end, writing dozens of works in his so called late-late period.

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