Anna Magdalena Bach

1701 - 1760

Photo of Anna Magdalena Bach

Icon of person Anna Magdalena Bach

Anna Magdalena Bach (née Wilcke or Wilcken) (22 September 1701 – 22 February 1760) was a professional singer and the second wife of Johann Sebastian Bach. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anna Magdalena Bach has received more than 222,367 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Anna Magdalena Bach is the 68th most popular singer (up from 70th in 2019), the 429th most popular biography from Germany (down from 416th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular German Singer.

Anna Magdalena Bach was the second wife of Johann Sebastian Bach. She is most famous for being the copyist of her husband's compositions, and for preserving them for future generations.

Memorability Metrics

  • 220k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 74.41

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.43

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.75

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Anna Magdalena Baches by language


Among singers, Anna Magdalena Bach ranks 68 out of 3,541Before her are Marianne Faithfull, The Notorious B.I.G., Víctor Jara, Rod Stewart, George Michael, and 50 Cent. After her are Ian Gillan, Billie Holiday, Johnny Hallyday, Florence Foster Jenkins, Karel Gott, and Bonnie Tyler.

Most Popular Singers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1701, Anna Magdalena Bach ranks 2Before her is Anders Celsius. After her are Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia, Maria Amalia of Austria, Charles Marie de La Condamine, Pietro Longhi, Sharaku, Jean-Frédéric Phélypeaux, Count of Maurepas, Alvise Giovanni Mocenigo, Dmitry Laptev, Johann Nikolaus von Hontheim, and Wu Jingzi. Among people deceased in 1760, Anna Magdalena Bach ranks 2Before her is George II of Great Britain. After her are Maria Amalia of Saxony, Baal Shem Tov, Joanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp, Nicolaus Zinzendorf, Alaungpaya, Christoph Graupner, William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, and George Clifford III.

Others Born in 1701

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1760

Go to all Rankings

In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Anna Magdalena Bach ranks 429 out of 5,289Before her are Roland Freisler (1893), Johann Gottfried Galle (1812), Duchess Helene in Bavaria (1834), Friedrich Fromm (1888), Robert Ley (1890), and Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine (1864). After her are Walter Schellenberg (1910), Conradin (1252), Karl Schwarzschild (1873), Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria (1808), Otto Frank (1889), and Ernst Lubitsch (1892).

Among SINGERS In Germany

Among singers born in Germany, Anna Magdalena Bach ranks 3Before her are Nico (1938) and Constanze Mozart (1762). After her are Klaus Meine (1948), Dieter Bohlen (1954), Sandra (1962), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (1925), Ivan Rebroff (1931), Nina Hagen (1955), Thomas Anders (1963), Nena (1960), and Tarkan (1972).