Johann Christian BACH Johann Christian Bach, painted in London by Thomas Gainsborough, 1776(Museo Civico, Bologna).
INDEX -Who was Johann Christian Bach? -Family. -Leipzig. -Questions? -Index. -Works.
Who was Johann Christian Bach? -He was born in Leipzig the five of September of 1735, and he died the first of January of 1782, at the age of 46. -He was a composer of the Classical period, the eleventh and youngest son of Johann Sebastian Bach. -He is sometimes referred to as ``the London Bach´´ or ``the English Bach´´, due to his time spent living in the British capital.
Family (1) -Catharina Dorothea -Wilhelm Friedemann -Johann Christoph -Maria Sophia -Carl Philipp Emanuel -Johann Gottfried Bernhard -Leopold Augustus -twins. -Stepbrothers and stepsisters of Johann Christian Bach. Maria Barbara Johann Sebastian Bach
Family (1) Johann Sebastian Bach. Anna Magdalena. -Christiana Sophia Henrietta. -Gottfried. -Christian Gottlieb. -Elisabeth Juliana Friederika. - no name. -Regina Johanna. -Christiana Benedicta Louise. -Christiana Dorothea. -Johann Christop Friedrich. -Johann August Abraham. -Johann Christian. -Johanna Carolina. -Regina Susanna.
Works -He wrote ninety-one works, but only 48 of that works are considered authentic, the others 43 are doubtful. -He wrote a lot of symphonies, and almost all of it are very closer to the Italian sinfonia than to the late classical symphonies. -One of his best compositions is the March of the regiment ```Prinz von Ernst´´ in E flat major.
Leipzig -Leipzig is one of the most interesting cities of Germany. -With 515,459 inhabitants is the largest city in the federal state of Saxony. -Leipzig´s name is derived from the Slavic word Lipsk, that means ``settlement where the lime trees stand´´. -the Zentralstadion.