Carl Orff (German: [ˈkaɐ̯l ˈɔɐ̯f]; 10 Julie 1895(1895-07-10)(1982-03-29)29 Mairch 1982) wis a 20t-century German componer, best kent for his cantata Carmina Burana (1937).[1]

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  1. "Carl Orff, Teacher And Composer Of 'Carmina Burana,' Dead At 86". The New York Times. March 31, 1982. Retrieved 2014-01-08. Carl Orff, the German composer and music educator best known for his 1937 work Carmina Burana, died of cancer Monday night in a Munich, West Germany, clinic. He was 86 years old.