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Eunice Tapia Chorus. Johann Sebastian Bach . Johan Sebastian Bach was born in Eisenach, Germany in March 21, 1685. Bach’s father was a town musician. Bach came from a long line of composers, like over 300 years' worth of Bach's all worked as professional musicians. Bach’s Early Life .

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Eunice tapia chorus

Eunice Tapia

Chorus

Johann Sebastian Bach


Johann sebastian bach

Johan Sebastian Bach was born in Eisenach, Germany in March 21, 1685.

Bach’s father was a town musician.

Bach came from a long line of composers, like over 300 years' worth of Bach's all worked as professional musicians.


Bach s early life
Bach’s Early Life

  • Bach was the youngest of 8 children.

  • When Bach was ten his parents died.

  • Bach was cared for by his older brother.


Bach s e arly l ife
Bach’s Early Life

  • Bach’s older brother was a church organist.

  • Bach eventually became a very good organist.


Bach s various careers
Bach’s various careers.

  • In 1707, Bach was hired to play for special services at a church in Muhlhausen.

  • While in Weimar, Bach was appointed court organist.

  • Bach earned the title of Konzertmeister (concert master) by the Duke and because of his salary increases.


Bach s various careers1
Bach’s various careers.

  • Bach earned another prestigious title of Kapellmeister (chapel master).

  • Bach then accepted an offer to work for Prince Leopold of Cothen in 1717.

  • After his days in Cöthen, Bach accepted the job as Kantor at the Thomasschule.


Bach s family
Bach’s family

  • Bach was married two times.

  • Bach first married his cousin Maria Barbara Bach in 1707.

  • They eventually had seven children.

  • Maria died in 1720.


Bach s family1
Bach’s family

  • Bach’s second marriage was to Anna Magdalena Wilckein 1721.

  • Anna Magdalena was the daughter of a town trumpeter.

  • Bach and Anna had thirteen children together!


Bach s family2
Bach’s family.

  • Bach had twenty children with his two wives.

  • But ten of them died in infancy.

  • Four of them went on to be well known composers.


Johann sebastian bach

  • Bach had learned to play the organ, the harpsichord, and how to compose music because of his father, his brother, and his schools teachings. But mostly he was self taught.

  • Bach's works were hardly known in his lifetime, they weren't published until a century after his death.

  • Bach spent the rest of his life in Leipzig in1750, he died of a stroke.