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Bach, Johann Christian (1735-1782), composer

Stephen W. Roe

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/37137
Bach, Johann Christian (1735-1782), composer


Bach, Johann Christian (1735-1782), composer, was born on 5 September 1735 in Leipzig, Saxony, the sixth and youngest son and the eleventh of the thirteen children of Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), composer, and his second wife, Anna Magdalena (1701-1760), daughter of Johann Caspar Wilcke, court trumpeter. He was probably educated ...

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