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Anna Magdalena Bach

1701 - 1760

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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 271,109 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Anna Magdalena Bach is the 78th most popular singer (down from 68th in 2019), the 464th most popular biography from Germany (down from 429th in 2019) and the 4th 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.

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Among singers, Anna Magdalena Bach ranks 78 out of 3,528Before her are Marianne Faithfull, Karel Gott, Glen Campbell, Prince, Bonnie Tyler, and Florence Foster Jenkins. After her are Marie Fredriksson, Miriam Makeba, Fairuz, Rihanna, Steven Tyler, and Shakira.

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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, Johan Agrell, Dmitry Laptev, and Johann Nikolaus von Hontheim. Among people deceased in 1760, Anna Magdalena Bach ranks 3Before her are George II of Great Britain and Maria Amalia of Saxony. After her are Baal Shem Tov, Joanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp, Nicolaus Zinzendorf, Alaungpaya, Adrien Manglard, Christoph Graupner, William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, George Clifford III, and Charlotte de Rohan.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Anna Magdalena Bach ranks 464 out of 6,142Before her are Otto of Bavaria (1848), Franz Boas (1858), Emil Nolde (1867), Jean Paul (1763), Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld (1911), and Wilhelm Maybach (1846). After her are Johann Gottfried Galle (1812), Samuel von Pufendorf (1632), Rudolf Dassler (1898), Henri Nestlé (1814), Hedwig of Silesia (1174), and Wilhelm Mohnke (1911).

Among SINGERS In Germany

Among singers born in Germany, Anna Magdalena Bach ranks 4Before her are Nico (1938), Constanze Mozart (1762), and Klaus Meine (1948). After her are Dieter Bohlen (1954), Nina Hagen (1955), Sandra (1962), Thomas Anders (1963), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (1925), Ivan Rebroff (1931), Nena (1960), and Marian Gold (1954).