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Johann Sebastian Bach's Life, Music and Accomplishments

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Nick Watkins

on 16 March 2015

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Transcript of Johann Sebastian Bach's Life, Music and Accomplishments

Johann Sebastian Bach
By: Nicholas Watkins and Thomas VerVoort
Bach's Life
Johann Sebastian Bach was born on March 21, 1685 and died on July 28, 1750 of stroke (J.S.).
Bach married his cousin and had seven kids (J.S.)
Bach re-married in 1721 (J.S.).
First learned to play organ in 1703 (J.S.).
Bach died shortly after he was blinded after failed surgery (J.S.).

18-year-old Bach owns his own relatively large organ (A Detail).
Bach's organ is displayed in the Palm Haus Museum (A Detail).
Music (cont.)
Bach wins the Post of Organist (Best organist in the world) (Bio).
One of Bach's best series of pieces is known as the "Brandenburg Concertos," in 1721 (Bio).
Bach's Impact
Bach's influenced many musicians, including Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven (Bio).
Musically, Bach was a master at invoking and maintaining different emotions (Bio).
Bach inspired more and more musicians to be involved in their works and thus created more musicians and movies that have helped in their lives.
What do all these works/groups have in common?
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Well-Tempered Clavier
Ave Maria
Sheep May Safely Graze
Cello Suite No. 1 in G Minor
Prelude No. 1 in C Major
Concerto with two Violins
Sinfonia in G Minor
Bach influence musicians which have influenced more musicians.
Bach's life was filled with prosperous music.
Famous works of Bach
Bach's Organ
Sheet Music for Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
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