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Johann Christian Bach
[Johann Christian Bach]
detail of a portrait by Thomas Gainsborough; in the Civco Museo Bibliografico Musicale, Bologna, Italy
September 5, 1735 - January 1, 1782
Youngest of Johann Sebastian Bach’s four sons, musician and composer Johann Christian was known as the English Bach. In 1760 he was appointed organist of Milan cathedral and in 1762 he became composer to the King’s Theatre in London. Later he became was music master to Queen Charlotte and her children.
Member: Lodge of Nine Muses No. 235, London

Source: Denslow

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