Johann Sebastian Bach Rank
About Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach was an iconic German classical composer who was known for his highly technical and complex compositions. He had over 1000 known musical compositions at the time of his death at the age of 65. Bach is widely regarded as one of the greatest composers of all time.
He married his cousin Maria Barbara Bach in 1706. Bach and Maria had seven children. In 1720, Maria died. A year after Maria’s death, Bach got married for the second time to a singer named Anna Magdalena Wülcken. Bach and Anna had thirteen children together.
During his lifetime, Bach wasn't considered a great composer; he was known more for being an organist he was known for being a composer. It was until after his death that interest in his musical composition soared.
In his final years, Bach struggled with eye problems and eventually got blind after he underwent an eye surgery meant to fix his failing sight.
Johann Sebastian Bach Rank
Famous quotes by Johann Sebastian Bach
Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.Johann Sebastian Bach
The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach's Popularity
Johann Sebastian Bach was a famous German composer, who was born on March 21, 1685. As a person born on this date, Johann Sebastian Bach is listed in our database as the 5th most popular celebrity for the day (March 21).
People born on March 21 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Johann Sebastian Bach is the 171st most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Johann Sebastian Bach's birthday, Johann Sebastian Bach is the 10th most famous German.
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