Bach

Bach

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"[...]all lost. J. Ambrosius Bach Johann Ambrosius Bach (No. 11), the father of John Sebastian, was twin brother to Johann Christoph (No. 12). The two brothers had a most remarkable likeness, not only externally but in character and temperament. They were both violinists and played in exactly the same style; they thought and spoke alike, and their appearance was so similar that it is said their own wives could not distinguish them apart. They suffered from the same illnesses, and died within a few months of one another. Ambrosius first settled at Erfurt as an alto-viola[2] player, and was elected a member of the Town Council. Here he married Elizabeth Lammerhirt, the daughter of a furrier, and a relation of Hedwig the wife of Johann (No. 4). He now moved to Eisenach, and was succeeded at Erfurt by his cousin AEgidius (No.[...].""show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 174 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 240g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507544049
  • 9781507544044