(b Leipzig, 1732; d Bückeburg, 1795).
Ger. composer. 16th child and 9th son of J. S. Bach. Attended Leipzig Univ. and in 1750 appointed Kammermusikus to the court at Bückeburg; Konzertmeister 1756. In 1778 visited his half‐brother Emmanuel in Hamburg and his brother Johann Christian in London. Comps. incl. 14 syms., 8 kbd. concs., sonatas, trios, oratorios, cantatas, secular songs.