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 98,797 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Johann Ambrosius Bach is the 143rd most popular composer (up from 145th in 2019), the 467th most popular biography from Germany (down from 462nd in 2019) and the 25th 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 143 out of 1,228Before him are Heitor Villa-Lobos, Manuel de Falla, Iannis Xenakis, Henry Mancini, Philip Glass, and Kurt Weill. After him are Scott Joplin, Darius Milhaud, Léonin, Michel Legrand, Marin Marais, and Ottorino Respighi.

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Among people born in 1645, Johann Ambrosius Bach ranks 2Before him is Marc-Antoine Charpentier. After him are William Kidd, Jean de La Bruyère, William Penn, Marguerite Louise d'Orléans, Andreas Werckmeister, Aert de Gelder, Eusebio Kino, Francis I Rákóczi, Louis Jolliet, and Nicolas Lemery. Among people deceased in 1695, Johann Ambrosius Bach ranks 5Before him are Christiaan Huygens, Jean de La Fontaine, Ahmed II, and Henry Purcell. After him are Juana Inés de la Cruz, Pierre Mignard, Zumbi, Christian Albert, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Thomas Tew, François-Henri de Montmorency, duc de Luxembourg, and Ludwika Karolina Radziwiłł.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann Ambrosius Bach ranks 467 out of 5,289Before him are Wilhelm Burgdorf (1895), Louise of Hesse-Kassel (1817), Otto of Bavaria (1848), Kurt Weill (1900), Kurt Meyer (1910), and Harald zur Hausen (1936). After him are Robert Ritter von Greim (1892), Helmuth von Moltke the Younger (1848), Gerda Taro (1910), Adolf Butenandt (1903), George Grosz (1893), and Hans Jonas (1903).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Johann Ambrosius Bach ranks 25Before him are Paul Hindemith (1895), Heinrich Schütz (1585), Hans Zimmer (1957), Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928), Max Bruch (1838), and Kurt Weill (1900). After him are Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (1732), Fanny Mendelssohn (1805), Johann Adolph Hasse (1699), Max Reger (1873), Louis Spohr (1784), and Michael Praetorius (1571).