Johann Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)

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Johann Sebastian Bach
Born in Eisenach, Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach, Thüringen, Deutschlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married (to ) in Dornheim, Thuringiamap
Husband of — married in Cöthen, Saxony-Anhaltmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Leipzig, Sachsen, Deutschlandmap
Profile last modified | Created 2 Nov 2013
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Categories: Baroque Composers | Baroque Musicians | This Day In History March 21 | This Day In History July 28 | Nominated Profiles | German Notables.

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Vitals

b. 21 Mar 1685 Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany[1]
d. 28 Jul 1750 Leipzig, Germany[1]


Family

m.1 1706: Maria Barbara Bach (d.1720). Issue: 7.[1]
m.2 Anna Magdalena Wülcken. Issue: 13.[1]


Bio

"The most important member of the family, his genius combined outstanding performing musicianship with supreme creative powers in which forceful and original inventiveness, technical mastery and intellectual control are perfectly balanced. While it was in the former capacity, as a keyboard virtuoso, that in his lifetime he acquired an almost legendary fame, it is the latter virtues and accomplishments, as a composer, that by the end of the 18th century earned him a unique historical position. His musical language was distinctive and extraordinarily varied, drawing together and surmounting the techniques, the styles and the general achievements of his own and earlier generations and leading on to new perspectives which later ages have received and understood in a great variety of ways."[2]


Sources

Links

  • Johann Sebastian Bach on Find A Grave: Memorial #4237 Retrieved 17 sep 2016.



Footnotes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Johann Sebastian Bach Biography. bio.com. Note: Maria was his cousin.
  2. Christoph Wolff, et al. "Bach." Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press. Accessed November 2, 2013.

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On 22 Jul 2016 at 18:37 GMT Helmut Jungschaffer wrote:

Eisenach, Herzogtum Sachsen-Eisenach, Heiliges Römisches Reich - Thüringen as a political entity did not exist until 1920, before only as an area name like Appalachia or Pied-Mont.

On 29 Nov 2014 at 15:37 GMT Doug Lockwood wrote:

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