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Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel b. March 8, 1714 d. December 14, 1788 Composer. The second son of Johann Sebastian Bach, he rebelled against his father's Baroque technique and became a founder of the Classical movement. For much of the 18th Century he was considered the greatest member of the Bach family. Bach was born in Weimar, Germany, and raised in Cothen and Leipzig. Although he had excellent musical training from his father and was an outstanding keyboard player, he initially resisted the idea of becoming a professional musician. He studied law at...[Read More] (Bio by: Bobb Edwards) Michaeliskirche (Church of St. Michael), Hamburg-Mitte, Hamburg, Germany Plot: In the Church Vault
Mattheson, Johann b. September 28, 1681 d. April 17, 1764 Composer, Author, Singer, Diplomat. He is principally known for his important books on the German Baroque era, though his music has recently enjoyed a resurgence of interest. Mattheson was born in Hamburg and was based there until his death. A well-regarded tenor, he sang over 60 roles with the city's opera company after 1696, including the leads in several of his own operas. He formed a close friendship with George Frideric Handel, then a violinist in the opera orchestra, and at his...[Read More] (Bio by: Bobb Edwards) Michaeliskirche (Church of St. Michael), Hamburg-Mitte, Hamburg, Germany