1642-1703
portrait

December 3, 1642, Arnstadt, Germany.

March 31, 1703, Eisenach, Eisenach, Germany.

Alter Friedhof, Eisenach, Germany.

Christoph was first cousin of Johann Ambrosius Bach, father of Johann Sebastian Bach. He was appointed organist at the Arnstadt court chapel in 1663, and at the Georgenkirche in Eisenach in 1665. In 1700, he became the Duke of Eisenach’s court musician.

  1. Komm, O Komm, Du Geist

Bach’s burial place