Wuppertal, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany (1904 – 1990)
Gunild Keetman (1904–1990) was the primary originator, along with Carl Orff, of the approach to teaching music known as Orff Schulwerk. Keetman was responsible for most of the actual teaching that was done in the early stages of the movement, perhaps most prominently as the teacher for the radio and television broadcasts that popularized the Schulwerk throughout Germany in the 1950s.
Keetman was a prolific composer, and the five volume "Music for Children" contains many of her pieces. In… read more
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