Bach Family

Today, 21 March 2018, marked 333 years since the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach (Johann Sebastian Bach), outstanding German composer, organist and harpsichordist. Some sources date March 31, some both, 21 and (in brackets) March 31, 1685.

Today, opened Internet access to our website devoted to Bach.

Bach was born in Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany. He belonged to the extensive German family, most members of which for three centuries had been professional musicians in Germany. Elementary music education (violin and harpsichord) Johann Sebastian was under the guidance of father, a court musician.

Johann Sebastian Bach – the largest figure of world music, his oeuvre represents one of the peaks of philosophical thought in music. Freely crossing features are not only different genres but also national schools, Bach composed the immortal masterpieces that stand over time.

During the life of Johann Sebastian Bach enjoyed fame, but after the composer's death, his name and music were forgotten. Interest in Bach's works appeared only in the late 1820-ies, in 1829, composer Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy in Berlin was organized the performance "Passions on Matthew". In 1850 was established Bahovskoj society, seeks to reveal and publish all the manuscripts of the composer – for half a century has published 46 volumes.