Johann Sebastian Bach

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  • Born March 31, 1685 in Eisenach, Sachsen-Eisenach, Thüringen, Deutschland
  • Died July 28, 1750 in Leipzig, Sachsen, Deutschland
  • Buried Thomaskirche, Leipzig, Sachsen, Deutschland
  • Nationality German
  • Instruments played Organ, Violin
  • Occupations composer, musician

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    What's Composer Max Richter Listening To? Pretty Much Everything
    The genre-busting composer, who believes in classical music's "multi-dimensional space," brings a strikingly diverse playlist with him for a relaxed session of spinning tunes and talking music. (04/05/2017)
    Steve Reich At 80: The Phases Of A Lifetime In Music
    He's been a hero to musicians from Brian Eno and David Bowie to Radiohead and The National. Now entering his ninth decade, American composer Steve Reich is always looking ahead. (10/10/2016)
    Guitarist Conjures The Sound Of The Kora From Thousands Of Miles Away
    Derek Gripper's exploration of West African kora music has produced two acclaimed albums — and, he says, a better understanding of the classical music he played as a kid. (09/11/2016)
    Rachel Barton Pine: Tiny Desk Concert
    Watch the genial violinist commune with nearly 300-year-old music by J.S. Bach, played on an instrument built during the composer's heyday. (08/05/2016)
    Maya Beiser Spins The Clock Back To Bach
    In a new video, the cellist plays with time and memory, turning back the clock to when she first heard J.S. Bach's music on a scratchy old LP. It remains, she says, a timeless lodestar for her art. (06/23/2016)
    Alessio Bax: Tiny Desk Concert
    In time for Father's Day, watch the celebrated pianist play lullabies by Bach and Brahms for his 22-month-old daughter, who nearly steals the show. (06/17/2016)
    Simone Dinnerstein On A Trip To Cuba And Making Music Out Of Difficulty
    David Greene talks to the pianist about her recent performance at a piano festival in Cuba — and a particularly stressful time in her life. (07/03/2015)

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