Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach

1732 - 1795

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Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (21 June 1732 – 26 January 1795) was a harpsichordist and composer, 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 126,875 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach is the 150th most popular composer (down from 143rd in 2019), the 485th most popular biography from Germany (down from 441st in 2019) and the 26th most popular German Composer.

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

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Among composers, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach ranks 150 out of 1,228Before him are Scott Joplin, Darius Milhaud, Léonin, Michel Legrand, Marin Marais, and Ottorino Respighi. After him are Édouard Lalo, Fanny Mendelssohn, Amilcare Ponchielli, George Enescu, Franz von Suppé, and Giovanni Paisiello.

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

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach ranks 485 out of 5,289Before him are Hasso von Manteuffel (1897), Bernhard von Bülow (1849), Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria (1847), Karl Ziegler (1898), Pope Victor II (1018), and Willy Messerschmitt (1898). After him are Ludwig Tieck (1773), Werner Sombart (1863), Lion Feuchtwanger (1884), Johann Bayer (1572), Hans Geiger (1882), and Frederick Augustus I of Saxony (1750).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach ranks 26Before him are Heinrich Schütz (1585), Hans Zimmer (1957), Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928), Max Bruch (1838), Kurt Weill (1900), and Johann Ambrosius Bach (1645). After him are Fanny Mendelssohn (1805), Johann Adolph Hasse (1699), Max Reger (1873), Louis Spohr (1784), Michael Praetorius (1571), and Johann Joachim Quantz (1697).