Carl Orff

10 July 1895–29 March 1982 (Age 86)
Munich, Bavaria, Germany

The Life of Carl

When Carl Orff was born on 10 July 1895, in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, his father, Heinrich von Orff, was 26 and his mother, Paula Köstler(Köstner), was 23. He married Alice Solscher in 1920. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 29 March 1982, in his hometown, at the age of 86, and was buried in Andechs, Andechs, Starnberg, Bavaria, Germany.

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Family Time Line

Carl Orff
1895–1982
Alice Solscher
1891–1970
Marriage: 1920
Godela Orff
1921–2013

Spouse and Children

    Male1895–1982Male

    Alice Solscher

    Female1891–1970Female

MARRIAGE
1920
children

(1)

    Godela Orff

    Female1921–2013Female

Parents and Siblings

    Heinrich von Orff

    Male1869–1949Male

    Paula Köstler(Köstner)

    Female1872–1960Female

siblings

(2)

    Male1895–1982Male

    Maria Orff

    Female1898–Female

World Events (8)

1914

Age 19

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 19

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.
1918

Age 23

Armistice ending World War I.

Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Orf .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Carl Orff, "Find A Grave Index"

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