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14.12.17

Forbes Classical CD Of The Week: Who Is Johann Bernhard Bach?


…Who In The World Is Johann Bernhard Bach? In Johann Nikolaus Forkel’s Bach biography, he is “No.18”, eldest son of Johann Ägidius (No.8, also spelled Egidius and Aegydius) who was the cousin of No.11, Johann Ambrosius Bach (1645-1695) of whom Johann Sebastian Bach was the youngest son. In other words, Johann Ägidius was JSB’s first cousin once removed which, if you are into genealogy, makes Johann Bernhard a second cousin of Johann Sebastian, sharing the same great-grandfather (Hans Bach, No.2). Like most in the Bach-clan, he was a musician. (And, as he – allegedly – liked to insist, he was not a number, he was a free man!”)…

-> Classical CD Of The Week: Who Is Johann Bernhard Bach?



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Johann Bernhard Bach, Ouvertures (Orchestral Suites),
L’Achéron,
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