Johann Sebastian Bach

By: Samantha Hamilton

Johann Bach

Bach was born on March 21, 1685, in Eisenach, Saxony, he Died July 28, 1750, in Leipzig, Saxony. Bach performed as a organist and a violinist.

Bach's LIfe

  • Bach was a member of a seven-generation family of talented composers and instrumentalists.
  • Bach fathered 20 children but only nine of them survived him.
  • Bach was orphaned at age 10 and was raised by an uncle.
  • Bach spent about a month in jail after showing disrespect to the Duke of Weimar by illegally seeking employment elsewhere.
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