Bach, Johann

Bach, Johann Christian

Period: Classic

Born: Monday, September 5, 1735 in Leipzig, Germany

Died: Tuesday, January 1, 1782 in London, England

Nation of Origin: Germany/England

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Major Works:
He composed symphonies, operas, and harpsichord works.

Other Information:
He was J. S. Bach's 18th child. He was known as the "London" Bach.

Composer Bibliography:
Wollf, Christoph; Helm, Eugene; and Warburton, ErnestThe New Grove Bach Family (The New Grove), W. W. Norton & Company, November 1997, ISBN: 0393303543

General Bibliography:
Blume, Friedrich, with Norton, M. D. (Translator) and Norton, Herter (Translator), Classic and Romantic Music; A Comprehensive Survey, W. W. Norton & Company, November 1970, ISBN: 0393098680

Kennedy, Michael, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 2nd Edition, 1997, ISBN: 0198691629

Rosen, Charles, The Classical Style : Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, W. W. Norton & Company, March 1997, ISBN: 0393040208

Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2001, ISBN: 1561592390

Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257

Links to essays at other sites:

The Classical Style: Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven
by Charles Rosen

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