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NAME OF  SITE DESCRIPTION CITY STATE
BIRTHPLACE BACH BIRTHPLACE HOME EISENACH GERMANY
HOUSE/STUDIES BOYHOOD HOME WITH BROTHER/CHURCH OHRDRUF GERMANY
HOUSE/STUDIES SCHOOL/CHURCH LUNEBERG GERMANY
HOUSE/WORKED HOUSE/CHURCH/ WEIMAR GERMANY
WORKED CHURCH ARNSTADT GERMANY
WORKED CHURCH MUHLHAUSEN GERMANY
WORKED PALACE KOTHEN GERMANY
WORKED ST THOMAS  CHURCH/NICHOLUS CHURCH LEIPZIG GERMANY
WORKED LEIPZIG UNIVERSITY CHURCH LEIPZIG GERMANY
DEATH PLACE HOUSE LEIPZIG GERMANY
INTERESTING FACT  

 

Born in a town called Eisenach. The birthplace is somewhere very close to the current location of Bach Museum

 

BIRTHPLACE AND HOUSE MUSEUM - EISENACH, GERMANY

HE WAS BORN VERY NER TO THIS MUSEUM

HOUSE MUSEUM - EISENACH, GERMANY

 

 

HOUSE MUSEUM - EISENACH, GERMANY

HOUSE MUSEUM - EISENACH, GERMANY

 

 

HOUSE MUSEUM - EISENACH, GERMANY- GOBLET USED BY BACH

HOUSE MUSEUM - EISENACH, GERMANY

 

Both his parents died when he was 10 years old. So He lived with his brother and studied and performed at St. Michaels's church

in Ohrdruf Germany

 

BACH HOUSE - OHRDRUF, GERMANY

BACH's STAY IN OHRDRUF, GERMANY

 

 

ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH, OHRDRUF, GERMANY

ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH, OHRDRUF, GERMANY

Went to Luneberg to study music for two years

   

LUNEBERG SCHOOL

LUNEBERG SCHOOL

 

Settled in Weimar for 6 months in 1703 as a violinist for the Duke. Returned again in 1708 and stayed for 10 years till 1917

as an organist and as a director of music later in the ducal court.

 

REMAINS OF THE HOUSE HE LIVED FOR 10 YEARS

MANY OF HIS KIDS WERE BORN HERE

 

 

HIS STATUE IN WEIMAR

THE PLACE WHERE HE WAS JAILED BEFORE HE LEFT FOR KOTHEN

Left Weimar to Arnstadt to become the organist at the New Church  (now Bach Church)

 

THE CHURCH ORGAN HE WAS ASKED TO TEST IN ARNSTADT

THE MUSEUM WHERE THE ORGAN IS LOCATED

PALACE MUSEUM

 

 

NEW CHURCH (BACH CHURCH), ARNSTADT

NEW CHURCH (BACH CHURCH), ARNSTADT

 

 

NEW CHURCH (BACH CHURCH), ARNSTADT

NEW CHURCH (BACH CHURCH), ARNSTADT

 

Took a job as organist at Blasius Church in Muhlhausen. He got married to Maria. In 1708 went back to Weimar for 10 years

 

BLAZIUS CHURCH MUHLHAUSEN

BLAZIUS CHURCH MUHLHAUSEN

 

 

BLAZIUS CHURCH MUHLHAUSEN

STATUE MUHLHAUSEN

 

 

HIS WEDDING CHURCH

DORNHEIM

HIS WEDDING CHURCH

DORNHEIM

 

 

HIS WEDDING ANNOUNCEMENT

DORNHEIM

HIS WEDDING CHURCH

DORNHEIM

Left Weimar in 1717 to take up the position of Director of music in the palace of Kothen, offered by Prince of Anhalt-Kothen

 

STATUE KOTHEN

HOUSE/PALACE KOTHEN

 

 

HOUSE/PALACE KOTHEN

HOUSE/PALACE KOTHEN

 

In 1723, was appointed Cantor at Thomasschool at the Thomas Church in Leipzig and stayed for 27 years providing music

for four churches in the city. He died in Leipzig in 1750.

 

STATUE LEIPZIG

THOMAS CHURCH

 

 

THOMAS CHURCH

THOMAS CHURCH

 

 

THOMAS CHURCH

THOMAS CHURCH

 

 

THOMAS CHURCH

THOMAS CHURCH

 

 

BURIAL SITE THOMAS CHURCH

BURIAL SITE THOMAS CHURCH

NICHOLAS CHURCH LEIPZIG

 

NICHOLAS CHURCH

NICHOLAS CHURCH

 

 

NICHOLAS CHURCH

NICHOLAS CHURCH

 

 

NICHOLAS CHURCH

NICHOLAS CHURCH

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF LEIPZIG

UNIVERSITY OF LEIPZIG

Bach Museum in Leipzig is the location of his house

 

BACH MUSEUM

BACH MUSEUM

 

 

BACH MUSEUM

BACH MUSEUM

 

 

BACH MUSEUM

BACH MUSEUM