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Orff(ôrf), Carl 1895-1982.
German composer noted for the secular cantata Carmina Burana (1936) and for his development of a system of music education for children.
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(Biography) Carl (karl). 1895–1982, German composer. His works include the secular oratorio Carmina Burana (1937) and the opera Antigone (1949)
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1895–1982, German composer.
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