Johann Sebastian Bach

Composer Johann Sebastian Bach Full Name: Johann Sebastian Bach
Nationality: German

Profession: Composer
Why Famous: Enriched established German styles through his skill in counterpoint, harmonic and motivic organisation, and the adaptation of rhythms, forms, and textures from abroad, particularly from Italy and France. His music is revered for its intellectual depth, technical command, and artistic beauty.

Born: March 31, 1685
Star Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Eisenach, Germany

Died: July 28, 1750 (aged 65)

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Historical Events in the Life of Johann Sebastian Bach

  • 1721-03-24 Johann Sebastian Bach dedicates his Brandenburg Concertos to Christian Ludwig, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt
  • 1724-04-07 Johann Sebastian Bach's "St John Passion" premieres in Leipzig
  • 1729-04-15 Johann Sebastian Bach's "St Matthew Passion" premieres in Leipzig

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