Johann Sebastian Bach's Life

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Born in 1685 on March 31st in Eisenach Germany, Johann Sebastian Bach was raised by a family of musicians, stretching back years. Bach's father was a local musician and is believed to have taught Bach to play his first instrument, the violin. After teaching his son, Bach’s father along with Bach’s mother had been killed in an accident, leaving Bach an orphan with little family remaining. In this time of need Bach's brother stepped in and took him in. Bach gained more musical knowledge from his brother as well as a local school where he had been enrolled in and he later moved out when he was 15. Eventually he landed his first job as a musician at the court of Duke Johann Ernst in Weimar, often playing violin and the occasional performance on
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