Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach

1732 - 1795

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Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (21 June 1732 – 26 January 1795) was a German composer and harpsichordist, the fifth son of Johann Sebastian Bach, sometimes referred to as the "Bückeburg Bach". Born in Leipzig in the Electorate of Saxony, he was taught music by his father, and also tutored by his distant cousin Johann Elias Bach. He studied at the St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach has received more than 159,395 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia. Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach is the 117th most popular composer (up from 138th in 2019), the 404th most popular biography from Germany (up from 485th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular German Composer.

Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach is most famous for being the youngest son of Johann Sebastian Bach.

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Over the past year Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach has had the most page views in the with 17,557 views, followed by German (10,538), and Spanish (6,043). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (105.12%), Norwegian (Nynorsk) (81.42%), and Bosnian (77.31%)


Among composers, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach ranks 117 out of 1,451Before him are Joaquín Rodrigo, Mily Balakirev, Arthur Honegger, Gregorio Allegri, Francisco Tárrega, and György Ligeti. After him are Fanny Mendelssohn, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Muzio Clementi, Krzysztof Penderecki, Josef Strauss, and Emmerich Kálmán.

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Among people born in 1732, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach ranks 7Before him are Joseph Haydn, George Washington, Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Stanisław August Poniatowski, Pierre Beaumarchais, and Jacques Necker. After him are Jérôme Lalande, Adélaïde of France, Johann Christoph Adelung, Richard Arkwright, Abbas III, and John Dickinson. Among people deceased in 1795, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach ranks 3Before him are Louis XVII of France, and Alessandro Cagliostro. After him are Sayat-Nova, François-André Danican Philidor, Antoine Quentin Fouquier-Tinville, Georg Benda, Carl Michael Bellman, Ahilyabai Holkar, Josiah Wedgwood, Charles II August, Duke of Zweibrücken, and Archduke Alexander Leopold of Austria.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach ranks 404 out of 7,253Before him are Bruno of Cologne (1030), Wolfram von Eschenbach (1170), Joachim Peiper (1915), Julius von Mayer (1814), Hans Luther (1879), and Otto Diels (1876). After him are Fanny Mendelssohn (1805), Maria Alexandrovna (1824), Otto Fritz Meyerhof (1884), Carl von Ossietzky (1889), Paul Hausser (1880), and Helmuth von Moltke the Younger (1848).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach ranks 23Before him are Hans Zimmer (1957), Johann Pachelbel (1653), Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928), Paul Hindemith (1895), Heinrich Schütz (1585), and Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791). After him are Fanny Mendelssohn (1805), Max Bruch (1838), Kurt Weill (1900), Max Reger (1873), Louis Spohr (1784), and Johann Joachim Quantz (1697).