Bach-johann-sebastian meaning

bäKH, bäk
German composer and organist of the late baroque period. He wrote more than 200 cantatas, the Saint Matthew Passion, the Mass in B Minor, orchestral works such as the six Brandenburg Concertos, and numerous works for organ, harpsichord, other solo instruments, and chamber ensembles. Four of his children became noted composers: Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710–1784); Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714–1788), an important figure in the development of the symphony; Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (1732–1795); and Johann Christian Bach (1735–1782).
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