Johan Simon Mayr (1763-1845)
One of the original members of the Bavarian Illuminati

Mayr was born in Mendorf, a small town of the Bavaria near the Danube and Ingolstadt. He studied music in the monastery of Wetenburg and attended the school of the Jesuits in Ingolstatd. There, he met the infamous founder of the Illuminati, Adam Weishaupt, and was initiated as one of the original members of the Bavarian Illuminati. He was known as "Aristotle" amongst the initiates. During the year 1875 when both the Masons and Illuminati were seriously persecuted, he fled and left his studies. He made his way to Venice where he continued his music career. With both his Masonic (documents have supposedly verified that Mayr was a Mason as well as one of the original members of the Illuminati) and Illuminati contacts, Mayr was able to escape, live well and become quite successful as a composer in Venice.

The Illuminati Music
Of Johan Simon Mayr

MP3 Downloads of
The Illuminati Anthem
& Fanfare For The Illuminati

(see below for solo piano & guitar notation)

As performed by
The Illuminati Symphony Orchestra:

The Illuminati Anthem

Fanfare For The Illuminati


The Anthem & Fanfare
as it is performed across the world

African Illuminati Percussion Ensemble
arrangement of the Illuminati Anthem

Fanfare For The Illuminati
performed by a German beer garden polka band

Chinese Illuminati Orchestra arrangement
of The Illuminati Anthem

Illuminati Anthem
performed on solo guitar

Fanfare For The Illuminati
performed on solo guitar

Celtic Illuminati Band arrangement
of The Illuminati Anthem

Illuminati Jazz Band arrangement

of The Illuminati Anthem

Sheet music transcriptions
for piano and guitar of the
Illuminati Anthem
Fanfare for the Illuminati

Solo piano reductions of the orchestra scores for the Anthem and Fanfare in PDF format - $3.00

Finger style solo guitar transcriptions
of the Anthem and Fanfare in PDF format
(includes tablature) - $3.00

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Some other music pages you may be interested in:

Traditional Masonic Tunes-
notation and MP3s

American Masonic Music - Large sheet music collection


History Of The
Bavarian Illuminati

Adam Weishaupt, the founder of the Bavarian Illuminati(Frater Spartacus, 1748-1830) was born on February 7, 1748, in Ingolstadt, Bavaria. He was educated by the Jesuits. He was appointed as Professor of Natural and Canon Law at the University of Ingolstadt in 1775.

Weishaupt joined the Freemasons in 1774, but quickly became disillusioned and dropped-out. On the first of May, 1776, Weishaupt founded the Illuminati, created based on the organization of a secret student society. The original group consisted of only 5 members who were devoted to promoting equality and rationality, originally through study but later through more active and revolutionary means. By 1779 there were cells of the Order in five Bavarian cities, the secret library contained much contraband literature and membership numbered about 54. Members were all considered "Initiates", and they were brought slowly to higher grades of knowledge. Activities of the Order were conducted under assumed and symbolic names (Weishaupt called himself "Spartacus") and only the highest Initiates could learn of the "Secret Directors" (the "Areopagus") who knew the founder's identity and the true history and aims of the Order.

In 1777 Weishaupt had rejoined the Freemasons in hopes of gaining useful lore for his own Order and in hopes of finding potential new members for the Illuminati. Whether by original design or evolved purpose, the idea was conceived for Illuminati members to infiltrate the highest Masonic grades to take control of the Lodges. In this way, Masons receptive to Illuminati ideas could be initiated into the highest Orders and less receptive members left to the lower Orders and subjected to more limited information..

In 1779 the Masonic Lodge in Munich supposedly succumbed to the plans of the Illuminati. At the same time, this branch of the Masons was given authority by the English-authorized Frankfurt Lodge to set-up daughter Lodges, which it did. By mid-1782 the Illuminati numbered about 300 men, and may have included Goethe & Mozart. In 1783 it spread to Bohemia & Milan, and then to Hungary.

In 1784 one of the highest Initiates defected from the conspiracy and made public some dramatic tales of his experiences and information about the Illuminati. As the story goes, the Bavarian Elector published an Edict forbidding secret societies, and Weishaupt went to him in an attempt to explain the Illuminati...... not a good move. As a consequence the Elector issued a new Edict explicitly condemning Freemasons and Illuminati on religious, social and political grounds. Weishaupt fled and the Illuminati supposedly was disbanded.. But did the Illuminati really disappear from history's stage? Many think not..........

Due to the controversial nature of Weishaupt's ideas and the actions of the Illuminati, all kinds of conspiracy theories surrounded the mysterious organization. In 1797 a Jesuit, Augustin de Barruel, wrote a book asserting that the French Revolution was the product of a carefully planned plot -- and that behind the Jacobins were the Freemasons and (above all) the Illuminati. Later, the British authoress Nesta Webster in World Revolution, the Plot Against Civilization (London, 1921) attributed every revolutionary upheaval from 1789 to the Illuminati -- and she considered Bolshevism & Zionism to spring from the same source. Since that time, literally hundreds of books and publications have outlined the supposed conspiracies of the Illuminati.

Many conspiracy theorists still regard the Illuminati as a living and functioning organization, with plans and goals for the entire world...... negative or positive plans..... depending upon your viewpoint.


Thomas Jefferson on Adam Weishaupt and the Illuminati
( From a letter to Bishop James Madison Philadelphia, Jan. 31, 1800)

"The tranquility of our consciences is not troubled by the reproach of aiming at the ruin or overthrow of states or thrones. As Weishaupt lived under the tyranny of a despot and priests, he knew that caution was necessary even in spreading information, and the principles of pure morality. He proposed therefore to lead the Free Masons to adopt this object and to make the objects of their institution the diffusion of science and virtue. He proposed to initiate new members into his body by gradations proportioned to his fears of the thunderbolts of tyranny."

"This has given an air of mystery to his views, was the foundation of his banishment, the subversion of the Masonic order, and is the color for the ravings against him of Robinson, Barruel & Morse, whose real fears are that the craft would be endangered by the spreading of information, reason, and natural morality among men."

" If Weishaupt had written here, where no secrecy is necessary in our endeavors to render men wise and virtuous, he would not have thought of any secret machinery for that purpose."


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