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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 141,231 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach is the 138th most popular composer (up from 150th in 2019), the 485th most popular biography from Germany and the 24th 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 138 out of 1,216Before him are Maurice Jarre, Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, Iannis Xenakis, César Cui, Emmerich Kálmán, and Pierre Boulez. After him are Michel Legrand, Léonin, Fanny Mendelssohn, Tomás Luis de Victoria, Gregorio Allegri, and Daniel Auber.

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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 Richard Arkwright, Jérôme Lalande, Abbas III, Adélaïde of France, Frederick II Eugene, Duke of Württemberg, 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, Georg Benda, Carl Michael Bellman, Honoré III, Prince of Monaco, Samuel Wallis, Ahilyabai Holkar, and Archduke Alexander Leopold of Austria.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach ranks 485 out of 6,142Before him are Adolf Windaus (1876), Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia (1892), Sophia of Nassau (1836), Adam Opel (1837), Caroline Augusta of Bavaria (1792), and Conradin (1252). After him are Lucas Cranach the Younger (1515), Dieter Bohlen (1954), John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg (1572), Otto Strasser (1897), Prince Maximilian of Baden (1867), and Maria Anna of Neuburg (1667).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach ranks 24Before him are Paul Hindemith (1895), Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710), Heinrich Schütz (1585), Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791), Max Bruch (1838), and Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928). After him are Fanny Mendelssohn (1805), Kurt Weill (1900), Johann Ambrosius Bach (1645), Louis Spohr (1784), Max Reger (1873), and Johann Joachim Quantz (1697).