1642–1703

Introduction

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Born: De­cem­ber 3, 1642, Arn­stadt, Ger­ma­ny.

Died: March 31, 1703, Eis­en­ach, Ger­ma­ny.

Buried: Alter Fried­hof, Eis­en­ach, Ger­ma­ny.

Biography

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, Eis­en­ach, in 1665. In 1700, he be­came court mu­si­cian for the Duke of Eis­en­ach .

Sources

Music

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