Carl Orff

1895 - 1982

Carl Orff

Carl Orff (German: [ˈɔɐ̯f]; (1895-07-10)10 July 1895 – (1982-03-29)29 March 1982) was a German composer and music educator, best known for his cantata Carmina Burana (1937). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Orff has received more than 823,989 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 52nd most popular composer.

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Among composers, Carl Orff ranks 52 out of 1,008Before him are Carl Maria von Weber, Edward Elgar, Anton Bruckner, Vincenzo Bellini, Jean-Philippe Rameau, and Georg Philipp Telemann. After him are Domenico Scarlatti, Guido of Arezzo, Erik Satie, Aram Khachaturian, Alexander Borodin, and Arnold Schoenberg.

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Among people born in 1895, Carl Orff ranks 3Before him are George VI and Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia. After him are Juan Perón, Buster Keaton, Jiddu Krishnamurti, Anna Freud, Max Horkheimer, Mikhail Bakhtin, Nikolai Yezhov, Santiago Bernabéu Yeste, and Ernst Jünger. Among people deceased in 1982, Carl Orff ranks 7Before him are Huang Xianfan, Leonid Brezhnev, Ayn Rand, Romy Schneider, Ingrid Bergman, and Grace Kelly. After him are Henry Fonda, Roman Jakobson, Philip K. Dick, Hans-Ulrich Rudel, Anna Freud, and Arthur Rubinstein.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Carl Orff ranks 109 out of 3,763Before him are Erich Honecker (1912), Novalis (1772), Friedrich Fröbel (1782), Pope Joan (null), Carl von Clausewitz (1780), and Georg Philipp Telemann (1681). After him are Leni Riefenstahl (1902), Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472), Wilhelm Wundt (1832), Charles the Fat (839), Ernst Röhm (1887), and Erik Erikson (1902).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Carl Orff ranks 13Before him are Felix Mendelssohn (1809), Richard Strauss (1864), Jacques Offenbach (1819), Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714), Carl Maria von Weber (1786), and Georg Philipp Telemann (1681). After him are Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714), Johann Pachelbel (1653), Johann Christian Bach (1735), Paul Hindemith (1895), Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710), and Heinrich Schütz (1585).

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