Johann Sebastian Bach

By: Chloe Chapman

Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach: March 31, 1685- July 28, 1750. He died of a stroke. Johann Sebastian Bach was born in Eisenach, Germany. He died in Leipzig, Germany. The main genre of music that he composed was classical. He played chamber music, choral, concerto, keyboard, and orchestral. He was also known as J.s. Bach, J. S. Bach, Johann Sebastian Bach, and Sebastian Bach.

Music

Johann Sebastian Bach composed many different pieces, a few are: Tocatta and Fugue, for organ in D minor, which was composed in 1708 and is keyboard. St Mathew Passion, for soloists, double chorus and double orchestra, which was composed in 1736 and is choral. Goldberg Variations, for keyboard, which was composed in 1741 and is keyboard. Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, which was composed in 1738 and is orchestral.

Fun Facts about Johann Sebastian Bach

1. As a little boy Johann Sebastian Bach sang in the streets begging from door to door. 2. Johann Sebastian Bach used to walk long distances to hear famous organist. 3. Johann Sebastian Bach could play the organ, clavichord, violin, and many other stringed instruments. 4. Johann Sebastian Bach wrote music for the voice, solo and chorus, and for many different instruments.