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Surname 1Name:Institution:Course:Date:Johan Sebastian BachJohan Sebastian Bach was a German musician and composer who lived during theBaroque period. He was born on 21st March 1685 and died on 28th July 1750. Throughout hislifetime, he demonstrated immense skills in motivic, harmonic and counterpoint organizationand, through his prowess in the aforementioned, he enriched established German stylessignificantly. His styles and prowess led to adaptation of forms, rhythms and textures acquiredfrom abroad especially those from France and Italy into German music and operas. Sebastiansmost notable works include the Goldenberg Variations, Brandenburg Concertos, two passions,the Mass in B minor among more than three hundred cantatas others out of which about twohundred has survived to date. His music and composition is remembered and known for itsartistic beauty, technical command and intellectual depth (Bach 46). As such, his works werehighly respected during his lifetime. Today, he is recognized as one of the greatest composers ofhis time.As stated earlier, Bach was born on 31st March, 1685 to a family of musicians. He wasborn in Eisenach, Thuringia located in Germany. His father, Ambrosias Johann, worked as amusician in his home town and it has been a long time believe that he taught his young son howto play Violin. When Bach was seven years of age, he attended school where he acquiredinstructions on religion and studied Latin among other subjects. His fai

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