Small memorial for Johann Sebastian Bach, who was employed at the court in Weimar twice: 1703 for a few months as a musician in the band and from 1707 to 1717 as chamber musician and court organist. The Bach family's house no longer exists today, but was diagonally across from this memorial, a memorial plaque set into the wall commemorates this house.
October 14, 2020
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750), one of the titans of music history, lived and worked in Weimar for nine years.
From 1708 to 1717 he was court organist, violinist and conductor.
During this time he created some of his most famous church cantatas.
Six of his children were born in Weimar, among them the sons Wilhelm Friedemann and Carl Philipp Emanuel, who later became important musicians themselves.(Source: weimar-lese.de)
January 31, 2021
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