Author:Johann Sebastian Bach
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|German composer and organist whose sacred and secular works for choir, orchestra, and solo instruments drew together the strands of the Baroque period and brought it to its ultimate maturity.|
- Johann Sebastian Bach: his life and writings. Adapted from the German of Hilgenfeldt and Forkel. With additions from original sources. (1869) ed. by Edward Francis Rimbault (External scan)
- Johann Sebastian Bach; his life, art, and work, by Johann Nikolaus Forkel, translated from the German by Charles Sanford Terry (1920) (External scan)
Works about Bach
- "Bach, John Sebastian" in the Complete Encyclopaedia of Music by John Weeks Moore, 1880.
- Gustav Kobbé, “Bach, Johann Sebastian,” The New International Encyclopædia. New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1905.
- “Bach, Johann Sebastian” by Donald Francis Tovey in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911
- “Bach, Johann Sebastian,” The New Student's Reference Work, Chicago: F.E. Compton and Co., 1914.
- "Johann Sebastian Bach", University Musical Encyclopedia, Great Composers: A Series of Biographical Studies, 1912.
- "Bach" by Alfred Maczewski in A Dictionary of Music and Musicians edited by George Grove, 1900.
- "Bach, Johann Sebastian" by Alfred Maczewski in A Dictionary of Music and Musicians edited by George Grove, 1900.