Johann Bach (Composer)
Born: 26th November 1604, Erfurt, Germany
Died: 13th May 1673, Erfurt, Germany
Johann or Johannes Bach was a German composer and musician of the Baroque. He was the father of the so-called "Erfurt line" of Bach family musicians.
Born in Erfurt, Johannes was the eldest son of Johannes Hans Bach and the brother of Christoph Bach and Heinrich Bach. All three were composers. He spent seven years studying under Johann Christoph Hoffmann, a stadtpfeifer in Suhl.