Placidus Cajetanus Lawrence of Camerloher (or Placidus
von Camerloher: 1718 - 1782 in Freising ) was a German
Camerloher was born the son of a court clerk. He first
visited the Knight's Academy in Ettal , where they
began to promote his musical talent. After finishing
school in Freising Camerloher took a theology studies
and was eventually ordained a priest in 1744.
Prince-Bishop Johann Theodor von Freising made
Camerloher to his Kapellmeister . In 1748
he became canon at the abbey of St. Veit in Freising
and took over in 1753 the Kanonekat the monastery of
St. Andrew in Freising. After Johann Theodor von
Freising in 1744 the diocese of Liège took over, there
was Camerloher additional chamber music director and
accompanied the prince bishop on numerous trips.
Camerloher died at the age of 63 years. He lay under
the organ in the meantime broken Freising St. Andrew's
Church buried. According to him, roads are in Ismaning
named and in Freising, as well as the musical
Camerloher Gymnasium Freising. In Murnau a music school
music school Camerloher eV of the composer and teacher
Fritz Rabl was established in 1964.
Although originally written for Strings, I created this
arrangement for Woodwind Quartet (Flute, Oboe, Bb
Clarinet & Bassoon).