“A Life Set to Music”

Edwin “Ted” Carr – “grand old man of NZ music” – has died aged 76. At times a conductor, teacher, dancer and animator, Carr achieved his greatest fame late in life as a composer. His most famous work is End of the Golden Weather, which he wrote for the NZSO.

Edwin Carr: died in 2003


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