Johann Bernhard Bach the Younger

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Johann Bernhard Bach (the younger; to distinguish him from an older family member with the same name) (24 November 1700 – 12 June 1743) was a nephew of Johann Sebastian Bach. He was a German composer and organist.

Johann Bernhard was born in and he died in Ohrdruf. From 1715 he worked for his uncle as a copyist. In 1721 he followed his father, Johann Christoph Bach, in the post of organist at St. Michael in Ohrdruf.[1]


  1. ^ "Johann Bernhard Bach the younger (1700– 1743)". Retrieved 25 July 2014. 


  • This article was translated from the German Wikipedia.