The Start of Bach-Johann Sebastian Bach was born, 21st of March, 1685 at Eisenach-His Father was Johann Ambrosius Bach and his mother was MariaElisabetha. Both his parents died before he was the age of 11.-He moved in with his brother after they passed. Johann Ambrosius Bach
Bach’s Wives● In 1707 Bach married for the first time his wife Maria Barbara Bach which was his cousin.● In 1720 Bachs first wife died.● Shortly after he married his second wife Anna Wulken, she was a singer.
How Many Kids?With his first wife he had seven kids and I thoughtthat was a lot. But, with his second with he had 13kids! Now thats a lot. Bach ended up with twentykids! Only four of his sons continued with themusic path .
Famous Quotes For the glory of the most high God by Giant Savings alone, And for my neighbor to learn fromTheres nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself.The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.
Most Popular PieceBachs most famous piece is titles “Toccata andFugue in D minor” Its mostly used in horror films.Below is a Youtube video of this piece.http://youtu.be/OQtzNkspS1Y
I Can See You!Toward the end of Sebastians life his eye sight got really bad. It eventually led to him being completely blind. He was bed ridden because of his blindness. One morning he woke up and told his wife Anna Bach that he could see her, then he went blind again.
A couple of Facts-Was orphaned before his tenth birthday.-He spent a month in prison for making his bossmad-He didnt leave a will when he died.-He didnt own any property-Has no living decedents
Works From Bach-Brandenburg Concertos- The Well-Tempered Clavier (a collection of 48 preludes andfugues)- Toccata and Fugue in D Minor- Mass in B Minor- Various sacred choral music- The St Matthew Passion
RIP Sebastian● Cause of death was a stroke● Buried in leipzeg,Germany● Died on July 28th, 1750● Died at the age of 65.