PHILIPP EMANUEL BACH

CLASSICAL MUSIC ARTIST

  • He was born march 14th 1714 in Weimar, Germany. He died December 14th 1788 in Hamburg.

  • Carl Philipp was a classical period musician and composer.

  • He was the fifth child and (second) surviving son of Johann Sebastian Bach, and Maria Barbara Bach. His second name was given in honor of his godfather George Philipp Telemann, a friend of his fathers.

  • He was an influential composer working at a time of transition between his fathers baroque and the classical and romantic styles that followed it.

Bach: A Passionate Life