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Johann Sebastian Bach
(1685 - 1750)

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1685 Born 21 March at Eisenach
1695 Orphaned at the age of 10
1700 Chorister at St. Michael's church, Lüneburg; taught by organist Georg Böhm.
1703 Appointed organist at the New Church at Arnstadt
1707 Marries his cousin Maria Barbara Bach; they have 7 children.
1708 Becomes organist to the Duke of Saxe-Weimar
1717 Appointed Kapellmeister to court of Anhalt-Cöthen
1720 Maria Barbara dies
1721 Bach marries Anna Magdalena Wilcken and 13 children follow
1723 Appointed Kantor at the Thomasschule, Leipzig
1740 Eyesight begins to fail
1750 Dies in Leipzig on the 28th of July
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