Some of his compositions, like “Come Into My Guitar Boat” and “Every Person Can Love Everyone”, were award-winning works.
In 2009, Demmler was to stand trial for sexual abuse, stemming from accusations that he molested underage girls between 1995 and 1999 during trials for a female pop group. The day of the trial, Demmler hanged himself in his jail cell. He was 65.
- 1971 Kurt Demmler – Lieder (Amiga Records)
- 1974 Verse auf sex Beinen (Amiga)
- 1979 Komm in mein Gitarrenboot (Amiga)
- 1982 Jeder Mensch kann jeden lieben (Amiga)
- 1985 Die Lieder des kleinen Prinzen (Amiga)
- 1989 Kerzenlieder 1989 (Amiga)
- 1990 Windsandundsternenlieder (DSB)
- 2001 Mein Herz muss barfuß gehn (Unionton)
- East German Songwriter Commits Suicide in Jail. The Local, February 3, 2009.