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).
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Literary usage of Johann Sebastian Bach
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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 ..."