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Johann Michael Bach (Composer)

Born: 9th August 1648, Arnstadt, Germany

Died: 17th May 1694, Gehren, Ilmenau, Germany

Nationality: German

To be distinguished from Johann Michael Bach

Johann Michael Bach (baptised 19 August [O.S. 9 August] 1648, Arnstadt, Schwarzburg-Sondershausen – 27 May [O.S. 17 May] 1694, Gehren) was a German composer of the Baroque period. He was the brother of Johann Christoph Bach, as well as first cousin, once removed and father-in-law of Johann Sebastian Bach (he was the father of J.S. Bach's first wife Maria Barbara Bach).

Further Reading: Bach, J M I

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