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Johann Ambrosius Bach

1645 - 1695

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Johann Ambrosius Bach (22 February 1645 – 2 March 1695 [O.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Ambrosius Bach has received more than 109,000 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Johann Ambrosius Bach is the 172nd most popular composer (down from 143rd in 2019), the 649th most popular biography from Germany (down from 467th in 2019) and the 27th most popular German Composer.

Johann Ambrosius Bach is most famous for being the father of Johann Sebastian Bach. He was a composer and an organist.

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Among composers, Johann Ambrosius Bach ranks 172 out of 1,216Before him are Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov, Franz von Suppé, Witold Lutosławski, Adrian Willaert, Steve Reich, and Eduard Strauss. After him are Amilcare Ponchielli, Maurizio Pollini, Jan Dismas Zelenka, Hugo Wolf, Baldassare Galuppi, and Johann Stamitz.

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Among people born in 1645, Johann Ambrosius Bach ranks 3Before him are Marc-Antoine Charpentier and William Kidd. After him are Jean de La Bruyère, William Penn, Marguerite Louise d'Orléans, Aert de Gelder, Andreas Werckmeister, Francis I Rákóczi, Eusebio Kino, Nicolas Lemery, and Anne Dacier. Among people deceased in 1695, Johann Ambrosius Bach ranks 6Before him are Christiaan Huygens, Jean de La Fontaine, Ahmed II, Henry Purcell, and Juana Inés de la Cruz. After him are Zumbi, Pierre Mignard, Christian Albert, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, François-Henri de Montmorency, duc de Luxembourg, Thomas Tew, and Ludwika Karolina Radziwiłł.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann Ambrosius Bach ranks 649 out of 6,142Before him are Hans von Aachen (1552), Wilhelmine Amalia of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1673), Till Lindemann (1963), Ernst Mayr (1904), Elsa Einstein (1876), and Johann Reuchlin (1455). After him are Maria Anna of Bavaria (1805), Gerhard Ertl (1936), Carlos Kleiber (1930), Otto Ohlendorf (1907), Hugo Ball (1886), and Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1818).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Johann Ambrosius Bach ranks 27Before him are Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791), Max Bruch (1838), Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928), Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (1732), Fanny Mendelssohn (1805), and Kurt Weill (1900). After him are Louis Spohr (1784), Max Reger (1873), Johann Joachim Quantz (1697), Michael Praetorius (1571), Carl Friedrich Abel (1723), and Johann Adolph Hasse (1699).