Wilhelm Friedemann Bach

1710 - 1784

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Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (22 November 1710 – 1 July 1784), the second child and eldest son of Johann Sebastian Bach and Maria Barbara Bach, was a German composer and performer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilhelm Friedemann Bach has received more than 186,325 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Wilhelm Friedemann Bach is the 103rd most popular composer (down from 98th in 2019), the 297th most popular biography from Germany (down from 276th in 2019) and the 18th most popular German Composer.

Wilhelm Friedemann Bach was a composer and pianist. He is most famous for being the eldest son of Johann Sebastian Bach.

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Among composers, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach ranks 103 out of 1,228Before him are Mily Balakirev, Luigi Cherubini, Carlo Gesualdo, Guillaume Du Fay, Giacomo Meyerbeer, and Krzysztof Penderecki. After him are Paul Hindemith, Benjamin Britten, Heinrich Schütz, Hans Zimmer, Karlheinz Stockhausen, and Alma Mahler.

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Among people born in 1710, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach ranks 4Before him are Louis XV of France, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, and Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden. After him are Muhammad bin Saud, Domenico Alberti, Thomas Simpson, Thomas Reid, Thomas Arne, András Hadik, Marie-Anne de Cupis de Camargo, and William Cullen. Among people deceased in 1784, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach ranks 3Before him are Denis Diderot and Count of St. Germain. After him are Samuel Johnson, Giovanni Battista Martini, Junípero Serra, Torbern Bergman, Phillis Wheatley, Otto Friedrich Müller, Princess Friederike Luise of Prussia, César-François Cassini de Thury, and Abraham Trembley.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach ranks 297 out of 5,289Before him are Alexander Van der Bellen (1944), Albrecht Altdorfer (1480), Otto Dix (1891), Martin Niemöller (1892), Joachim Gauck (1940), and Ludwig Beck (1880). After him are Paul Heyse (1830), Paul Hindemith (1895), Adolf von Baeyer (1835), Mayer Amschel Rothschild (1744), Einhard (770), and Maria Sibylla Merian (1647).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach ranks 18Before him are Carl Orff (1895), Georg Philipp Telemann (1681), Johann Pachelbel (1653), Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714), Johann Christian Bach (1735), and Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791). After him are Paul Hindemith (1895), Heinrich Schütz (1585), Hans Zimmer (1957), Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928), Max Bruch (1838), and Kurt Weill (1900).