Carl Orff

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  • Carl Orff was born in Munich on July 10, 1895 (Germany). His family was Bavarian

    Carl Orff was born in Munich on July 10, 1895 (Germany). His family was Bavarian
  • 1900 Orff started studying the piano at the age of five, and he also took organ and cello lessons.

    1900 Orff started studying the piano at the age of five, and he also took organ and cello lessons.
  • At 9 years he wrote puppet plays and music for them. He accompanies his plays of zither, and glockenspiel.

    At 9 years he wrote puppet plays and music for them. He accompanies his plays of zither, and glockenspiel.
  • Orff studied at the Munich Academy of Music until 1914

    Orff studied at the Munich Academy of Music until 1914
  • Dorothee Günther and Orff founded the Günther School for gymnastics, music, and dance in Munich. Orff was there as the head of a department from 1925 until the end of his life, and he worked with musical beginners. There he developed his theories of music

    Dorothee Günther and Orff founded the Günther School for gymnastics, music, and dance in Munich. Orff was there as the head of a department from 1925 until the end of his life, and he worked with musical beginners. There he developed his theories of music
  • Orff published a manual titled Schulwerk, in which he shares his method of conducting. Orff's ideas were developed, together with Gunild Keetman, into a very innovative approach to music education for children, known as the Orff Schulwerk.

    Orff published a manual titled Schulwerk, in which he shares his method of conducting. Orff's ideas were developed, together with Gunild Keetman, into a very innovative approach to music education for children, known as the Orff Schulwerk.
  • Orff is most known for Carmina Burana a "scenic cantata".

    Orff is most known for Carmina Burana a "scenic cantata".
  • Orff created a Orff institute, Salzburg

    Orff created  a Orff institute, Salzburg
  • Carl Orff died in Munich in 1982 at the age of 86

    Carl Orff died in Munich in 1982 at the age of 86
  • The Carl Orff Fondation was established

    The Carl Orff Fondation was established
  • Orff-Centrum (Munich) was opened in July 1990, include research into, as well as the preservation and communication of Carl Orff´s creative work. The centre is a meeting place for academics and artists.

    Orff-Centrum (Munich) was opened in July 1990, include research into, as well as the preservation and communication of Carl Orff´s creative work. The centre is a meeting place for academics and artists.
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