Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

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Famous Works Involving Orchestra

6 Brandenburg Concertos, 4 Orchestral Suites, St. Matthew Passion, Mass in B Minor

Fun Facts

  • In 1700, Bach was granted a scholarship at St. Michael`s in Lüneburg, Germany for his amazing singing voice.
  • Bach was given a diamond ring by the Crown Prince Fredrick of Sweden, who was amazed by Bach’s talent.
  • In 1721, Bach married Anna Magdalena Wülcken. Together they had 13 children!

Get to know Bach in this video by Columbus Symphony Violinist Tatiana Hanna!

Upcoming Columbus Symphony Concerts Featuring Bach’s Music

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