BACH, Johann Sebastian


BACH, Johann Sebastian
(1685-1750)
   one of the greatest composers of all time whose strict LUTHERAN ORTHODOXY inspired such masterpieces as his Christmas Oratorio and St. Matthew's Passion.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • Bach,Johann Sebastian — Bach (bäKH, bäk), Johann Sebastian. 1685 1750. German composer and organist of the late baroque period. Among the greatest composers in history, he wrote more than 200 cantatas, the Saint Matthew Passion (1729), the Mass in B minor (1733 1738),… …   Universalium

  • Bach, Johann Sebastian — born March 21, 1685, Eisenach, Thuringia, Ernestine Saxon Duchies died July 28, 1750, Leipzig German composer. Born to a musical family, he became a superbly well rounded musician; from 1700 he held positions as singer, violinist, and organist.… …   Universalium

  • Bach, Johann Sebastian — (1685–1750)    Musician.    Bach served as court musician in Weimar and Anhalt Köthen. In 1723 he was appointed Cantor at the Thomas School in Leipzig. His output was enormous, but he is chiefly remembered by Christians for his oratorios: the St… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Bach, Johann Sebastian — (21 March 1685 Eisenach, Thuringia, [modern Germany] – 23 July 1750, Leipzig)    In his own day, J. S. Bach was recognized within German speaking principalities as an outstanding performing musician, particularly on keyboard instruments, and by… …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • Bach, Johann Sebastian —  (1685–1750)  German composer and father of four others: Wilhelm Friedemann (1710–1784), Carl Philipp Emanuel (1714–1788), Johann Christoph Friedrich (1732–1795), and Johann Christian (1735–1782) …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Bach, Johann Sebastian — ► (1685 1750) Compositor, organista y violinista alemán. Realizó estudios musicales en Eisenach, su ciudad natal. En 1723, fue director de música de la iglesia de Santo Tomás de Leipzig, donde permaneció hasta su muerte. Tuvo preferencia por el… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • BACH, JOHANN SEBASTIAN —    one of the greatest of musical composers, born in Eisenach, of a family of Hungarian origin, noted sixty of them for musical genius; was in succession a chorister, an organist, a director of concerts, and finally director of music at the… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Johann Sebastian Bach — im Jahre 1746, mit Rätselkanon. Ölgemälde von Elias Gottlob Haußmann aus dem Jahre 1748[1] …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Johann-Sebastian-Bach Gymnasium — Windsbach Bachs Wappen wird auch von der Schule verwendet Schultyp Gymnasium Ort Windsbach Bundesla …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Johann-Sebastian-Bach Gymnasium Windsbach — Bachs Wappen wird auch von der Schule verwendet Schultyp Gymnasium Ort Windsbach Bundesla …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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