Definition of Johann Sebastian Bach

1. Noun. German baroque organist and contrapuntist; composed mostly keyboard music; one of the greatest creators of western music (1685-1750).

Exact synonyms: Bach
Generic synonyms: Composer, Organist

Lexicographical Neighbors of Johann Sebastian Bach

Joffroy's reflex
Joffroy's sign
Johan August Strindberg
Johan Julius Christian Sibelius
Johan Kepler
Johann Bernoulli
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller
Johann Friedrich Herbart
Johann Gottfried von Herder
Johann Gutenberg
Johann Joachim Winckelmann
Johann Ludwig Uhland
Johann Mendel
Johann Muller
Johann Sebastian Bach (current term)
Johann Strauss
Johann Winckelmann
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Johannes Brahms
Johannes Diderik van der Waals
Johannes Eckhart
Johannes Evangelista Purkinje
Johannes Gutenberg
Johannes Kepler
Johannes Peter Muller

Literary usage of Johann Sebastian Bach

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"He was a son of Johannes Bach, the great uncle of Johann Sebastian Bach. ... He was a son of Heinrich Bach and the father- in-law of Johann Sebastian Bach. ..."

2. Music in the History of the Western Church: With an Introduction on by Edward Dickinson (1902)
"... and to this lofty aim he devoted an intellectual force and an energy of loyal enthusiasm unsurpassed in the annals of art. Johann Sebastian Bach ..."

3. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1912)
"Johann Sebastian Bach nearly two centuries the genealogy of the Bach family presents an almost unbroken series of German musicians; but it is in Johann ..."

4. Essentials in Music History by Thomas Tapper, Percy Goetschius (1914)
"CHAPTER XXVI Johann Sebastian Bach COMPARISON OF BACH AND HANDEL Johann Sebastian Bach was born March 21, 1685 (twenty- seven days after the birth of ..."

5. Woman in Music by George Putnam Upton (1886)
"Johann Sebastian Bach. I, my Fabius, who am in other respects an ad- mirer of antiquity, am of opinion that my Bach, and others like him, unite in their own ..."

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