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I'll Be Bach!
"This quiz is about the 18th century German composer Johann Sebastian Bach. If you haven't heard of him, I hope this quiz will be a good introduction to the man and his works."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Johann Sebastian Bach was born in 1685 in Eisenach, the capital of the duchy Sachsen-Eisenach (English: Saxe-Eisenach), which actually no longer exists. Which modern German province was Sachsen-Eisenach a part of?
Nordrhein-Westfalen (North Rhine Westphalia)
How was Bach related to his first wife, Maria Barbara?
They were first cousins.
Maria was his niece.
They were second cousins.
Maria was his auntie.
Which work of Bach's was his final work, published posthumously, and unfinished?
(4 words (including 'the' and 'of'))
Bach's second wife was called Anna Magdalena Wilcke, whom he married after his first wife, the mother of his first seven children, died. He and Anna had 13 children together. How many survived into adulthood?
Did Bach write a cantata about addiction to tea?
Which style of classical music did Bach compose?
In which town was Bach appointed to the prestigious post of Cantor of Thomasschule, and Director of Music in the churches of the town?
Which one of these works did Bach NOT write?
The Goldberg Variations
Das Wohltempierte Clavier (The Well-Tempered Clavier)
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (A Little Night Music)
Mass in B Minor
Bach's eyesight became increasingly worse.
When did Bach die?
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Compiled Jun 28 12