a.. Born: 21 March 1685
a.. Birthplace: Eisenach, Thuringia (now Germany)
a.. Died: 28 July 1750
a.. Best Known As: German Baroque composer

Bach married his second cousin Maria Barbara Bach in 1707. They had seven
children, four of whom survived to adulthood:
a.. Catharina Dorothea (28 December 1708 - 14 January 1774).
b.. Wilhelm Friedemann (22 November 1710 - 1 July 1784).
c.. Carl Philipp Emanuel (8 March 1714 - 14 December 1788).
d.. Johann Gottfried Bernhard (11 May 1715 - 27 May 1739).

Maria died in 1720, and Bach married Anna Magdalena Wickle in 1721. They had
a further thirteen children, six of whom survived to adulthood:
a.. Gottfried Heinrich (1724-63)
b.. Elisabeth Juliana Friederica, called "Lieschen" (1726-81)
c.. Johann Christoph Friedrich, the 'Bückeburg' Bach (1732-95)
d.. Johann Christian, the 'London' Bach (1735-82)
e.. Johanna Carolina (1737-81)
f.. Regina Susanna (1742-1809)

Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer and organist. He was born on
March 31st 1685. He died on July 28th 1750. There had been muscial talent in
his family for generations.


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