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28 October, 2012
(1714 - 1788)
||Born 8 March, in Weimar, Germany|
||Studies law at the Universities of Leipzig and of Frankfurt an den Oder|
||Summoned to be court musician to crown prince Frederick ("the Great")|
||Treatise, Essay on the True Art of Playing Keyboard Instruments, published|
||Updates his father's Ursprung der musicalisch-Bachischen Familie|
||Succeeds Telemann as cantor and music director in Hamburg|
||Dies 14 December in Hamburg|