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Find A Grave - Thomaskirche (Saint Thomas' Church)
Bach, Johann Sebastian b. March 21, 1685 d. July 28, 1750 Composer. One of the acknowledged giants of Western music and the greatest composer of the Baroque era. Bach's work represents the culmination of all the musical ideas of his time. He brought such techniques as counterpoint and fugue to their heights of expressiveness, and wrote masterpieces in every existing genre except opera. Bach was born in Eisenach, Germany, into a family that boasted seven generations of musicians. His parents died before he was 10 and he went to live with an...[Read More] (Bio by: Bobb Edwards) Cause of death: Stroke Thomaskirche (Saint Thomas' Church), Leipzig, Leipziger Stadtkreis, Saxony (Sachsen), Germany Plot: In front of the altar