Carl Orff’s chosen one has died at 89main
The death has been announced of Wilhelm Killmayer, a post-War private student of Carl Orff who persuaded him to devote his life to composition. Living in Munich, Killmayer was music director of the outstanding ensemble of Bavarian State Opera from 1961 to 1964.
His works include three symphonies and much vocal music.
He died on August 20.