Johann Sebastian Bach (I) (1685–1750)


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Johann Sebastian Bach was born on March 21, 1685, in Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany, into a large and distinguished family of professional musicians. His father, named Johann Ambrosius Bach, was a violinist and trumpeter, employed by the city of Eisenach. His uncles were church organists, court musicians and composers. His mother and father died ... See full bio »

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Minority Report Soundtrack
(2002)
The Island Soundtrack
(2005)
Unbreakable Soundtrack
(2000)

Filmography

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  Projectie (Short) (music by) (post-production)
  Bach's Mystery (Documentary short) (music) (completed)
 2020 L'art (Short) (completed)
 2020 The Contamination (Short) (completed)
 2021 Gregorio (Short)
 2021 Black Bach Artsakh (Documentary)
 2020 Burbiszki
 2020 Predi kraya (Documentary)
 2020 ITV Celebrites Interviews (TV Series) (music by - 1 episode)
 2020 GoldbergSerpentineLove (Short)
 2020 The Year of Living Locked Up (composer)
 2020 Hope@Home (TV Series) (music - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.25 (2020) ... (music)
- Episode #1.19 (2020) ... (music)
- Episode #1.16 (2020) ... (music)
- Episode #1.12 (2020) ... (music)
- Episode #1.1 (2020) ... (music)
 2020 Our Only Home (Documentary short)
 2020 12 år og i verdensklasse (TV Series documentary) (composer - 2 episodes)
- Han vifter med sin pind (2020) ... (composer: additional music - as J. S. Bach)
- Førstesopran og gamer (2020) ... (composer: additional music - as J. S. Bach)
 2019 Mirrors of Life: Dance Film (Video short)
 2019 Dromedary (Short) (composer: "BWV 974 - Adagio from Concerto in D minor after Alessandro Marcello")
 2018 The Atheist (Short)
 2018 A Son of Man (Original Composition: Chorale Prelude - Wachet Auf)
 2018 Business Meeting (Short)
 2018 The Theseus Complex (Documentary short)
 2017 An Average Alex (Short) (composer: additional music)
 2017 The Die Hard Minute Podcast (TV Series)
 2017 Yo-Yo Ma Plays Bach (Video) (stock music)
 2017 Il lupo di Germania (Short) (stock music)
 2016 Peg+Cat (TV Series short) (1 episode)
 2016 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (composer - 1 episode)
- Best of Enemies (2016) ... (composer: additional music)
 2016 Spring Jam (Short)
 2016 Gjemsel (Short) (stock music)
 2016 Panke (composer: theme music)
 2016 In Search of the Great Song (Documentary) (composer: additional music)
 2016 Tomcat (stock music)
 2016 The Illinois Parables (Documentary) (music)
 2015 Loin de Verdun (Documentary)
 2015 Sequela (composer: additional music)
 2015 Bach Goldberg Variations (TV Movie) (soundtrack)
 2015 I kjølvannet (Short) (stock music)
 2015 It's OK (Short) (stock music)
 2015 The Lady in Red (Short) (music)
 2015 5 Schritte zur Freiheit - Impressionen & Outtakes (Video documentary short) (composer: stock music)
 2015 The Surprise (stock music)
 2015 Marie Antoinettes Actual Jewels (Video short) (music composed by)
 2015 Gymnasiearbetet: En Introduktion (Documentary short) (stock music)
 2015 Letters from God (Short)
 2014/VII Coda (Short) (composer: additional music - as Johann S. Bach)
 2014 Maisons modèles (Short) (music)
 2014 Le silence après Bach (Short)
 2014/III Prelude (Short)
 2013 Pasolini, la verità nascosta (composer: additional music)
 2013/V Killing Time (Short) (music)
 2013 Herzberg (Short) (music)
 2013 Ave Maria (Video short)
 2012 Carnet de Dubaï Hiver III: Les chemins de Jumeirah (Carnet Filmé: 9 décembre 2011) (Documentary) (music - as Jean-Sébastien Bach)
 2012/II Fugue (Short) (music)
 2012 Intervalo (Documentary) (music)
 2012 SRF Kultur: Stars (TV Series documentary) (theme music - 1 episode)
 2012 50 días de Mayo: Ensayo para una revolución (Documentary) (composer: theme music)
 2012/II As Seen on TV (Short) (music)
 2012 Concertino (Short) (music)
 2012 XeNation?: Abundance (Documentary) (music)
 2012 Die Thomaner - Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben (Documentary) (composer: stock music)
 2012/I Ambrosia (composer: stock music)
 2011 Chronicle of My Mother (music)
 2011 Battle for Dream Island (TV Series short) (composer - 1 episode)
- Gardening Hero (2011) ... (composer: Prelude No. 1 in C, BWV 846)
 2011 The Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger (Documentary short) (background music)
 2011 Zolushka (TV Movie) (music)
 2011 The Passion (Short) (composer: theme music)
 2011 The Act of Retrospection (Short) (music)
 2010 Je vous écris du Havre (Documentary) (composer: theme music)
 2010 Shadow (music)
 2010 Vidas pequeñas (music)
 2010 Drzavljan A.T. (Documentary) (music)
 2010 A walk through Hoogvliet (Short) (music)
 2010 Johann Sebastian Bach: Matthäus-Passion (TV Special) (music by)
 2010 Eine Stunde Aufenthalt (Short) (music)
 2010 The Act of Prospection (Short) (music)
 2009 Systems (Video) (composer) / (stock music)
 2009 The Patten Projects (Video) (composer: stock music)
 2009 Bach of the Antarctic (Video short) (music)
 2009 Unaccompanied (Short) (music)
 2009 Embrace the Silence (Short) (music)
 2008 Bach à la Quarte (Documentary) (music)
 2008 In versi (Short) (music)
 2008 Johann Sebastian Bach: Motets and Sinfonias (TV Movie) (music by)
 2008 Nadine (music - as Jean-Sebastian Bach)
 2007 Un éclat (Short) (composer: additional music)
 2007 Satori Uso (Short) (music)
 2006 Bagoly-folyó (Short) (composer: additional music score)
 2006 La silla (composer: stock music)
 2006 Que mi nombre no se borre de la historia (TV Movie documentary) (sound track)
 2005 Cristales rotos (Short) (music)
 2005 Cuadernos de contabilidad de Manolo Millares (composer: stock music)
 2003 Il était une fois Jean-Sébastien Bach (composer: stock music)
 2003 The Kidnapping of Ingrid Betancourt (Documentary) (composer: additional music)
 2000 Mini Masterpiece: Mini Bach (Video short)
 1999 Johann Sebastian Bach: Piano Masterpieces (1) (Video short) (music by)
 1998 La otra conquista (additional music - archive footage)
 1997 Great Composers (TV Series documentary) (music by - 1 episode)
- Johann Sebastian Bach (1997) ... (music by)
 1997 The Witman Boys (additional music)
 1996 Prelude (Short) (music)
 1996 Ra gatsinebs?! (TV Movie) (music)
 1994 The Saint Matthew Passion (TV Movie) (music)
 1993 Mario's Time Machine (Video Game) (music: NES version - as J.S. Bach)
 1993 Asunaro White Paper (TV Series) (composer: additional music)
 1991 Bach: Cello Suites (Video)
 1991 Les grandes orgues de Saint-Eustache (Documentary short) (stock music)
 1990 Autosaatana (TV Special documentary) (music - as J. S. Bach)
 1990 Postadresse: 2640 Schlöglmühl (Documentary) (composer: stock music)
 1990 The King's Whore (based on themes by - as J.S. Bach)
 1990 Huojuva talo (TV Mini Series) (music - 4 episodes)
- OSA 5 (1990) ... (music)
- OSA 4 (1990) ... (music)
- OSA 2 (1990) ... (music)
- OSA 1 (1990) ... (music)
 1990 Ovejas negras (composer: additional music)
 1990 Hamoun (theme by)
 1989 Troldspejlet (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Troldspejlet Special: Musik på computer (1989) ... (music - as J. S. Bach)
 1989 Concerto per l'inaugurazione del Premio Italia (TV Special) (music by)
 1988 Du är en människa (Documentary)
 1987 One Day in the Life of Andrei Arsenevitch (Documentary) (music: from film 'Le sacrifice' - as J.S. Bach)
 1985 Kinderfilm (composer)
 1985 Hail Mary (composer: stock music - as Bach)
 1984 Le spectre de la danse (Documentary short) (music by - as Jean-Sébastien Bach)
 1984 Posleslovie (composer: additional music)
 1983 L'Argent (composer: additional music)
 1982 The Selfish Giant (Short) (stock music)
 1982 A próba (TV Movie)
 1979-1982 Grâce à la musique (TV Series) (music - 5 episodes)
- Le violoncelle (1982) ... (music)
- Le piano (1982) ... (music)
- Jean Sébastien Bach (1979) ... (music)
 1981 Strike Back (music - as J.S. Bach)
 1980 O Encontro (Short)
 1979 The Tale of Tales (Short) (composer: stock music)
 1977 100 Watts 120 Volts (Documentary short) (stock music)
 1977 A História de José e Maria (Short) (musician)
 1977 Air on the G String (Video short)
 1977 Puu-Pasilan syksy (TV Short documentary) (music)
 1977 The Left-Handed Woman (music by)
 1977 Fraude matrimonial (music)
 1976 The Journey of O (additional compositions)
 1975 Picardie gothique (Documentary short) (music)
 1974 Adagio (Short) (stock music)
 1974 Satellites of the Sun (Short documentary) (composer: themes - as J.S. Bach)
 1973 Châteaux en Auvergne (Documentary short) (music)
 1973 Aborto criminal (music - as Juan Sebastián Bach)
 1973 The Love Ban (music by - as Bach)
 1972 BBC Proms (TV Mini Series) (Composer additional music)
 1971 Bach: Matthäus-Passion (TV Movie) (music by)
 1971 Great Performances (TV Series) (music by - 1 episode)
 1971 Shapes (Short) (music by: soundtrack)
 1970 Armoire (Short) (composer: stock music)
 1970 Eine Zehntagereise (Short) (stock music)
 1970 The Kiss of Death (Short) (stock music)
 1970 Adelheid (composer: additional music)
 1970 End of the Road (composer: additional music - as J.S. Bach)
 1969 Spheres (Short) (composer: original themes)
 1969 We Are All... Picasso (music)
 1969 Cardillac (music - uncredited)
 1969 Le cinématographe (composer: theme music - as Jean-Sebastien Bach)
 1969 Model Shop (composer: classical music - as J.S. Bach)
 1969 The Dependent (composer: themes)
 1968 Great Barrier Reef (Documentary short) (music)
 1966-1968 New Reports from France (TV Series documentary) (music - 2 episodes)
- Chroniques de France N° 30 (1968) ... (music: Concerto - segment "three")
- Chroniques de France N° 12 (1966) ... (music - segment "three")
 1968 The Little Mermaid (Short) (composer: stock music)
 1967 Prestige de la musique (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Bach: Messe en si mineur (1967) ... (music)
 1961-1967 Les grands interprètes (TV Series documentary short) (music - 3 episodes)
- Devy Erlih (1967) ... (music)
- Michèle Auclair (1961) ... (music)
- Janos Starker (1961) ... (music)
 1966 Manon: Le miroir à trois faces (TV Movie) (music - version chorégraphique)
 1966 Galia (music)
 1965 Le dernier matin d'Arthur Rimbaud (Short) (music)
 1964 Die Markus-Passion (TV Special)
 1964 NBC Television Opera Theatre (TV Series) (music by - 1 episode)
- Bach: St. Matthew Passion (1964) ... (music by)
 1963 Johannes-Passion (TV Movie)
 1962 Of Stars and Men (Documentary) (as Bach)
 1960 Cantate profane (Short) (music)
 1956 Paris musique (TV Series short) (stock music - 1 episode)
- Pierre Cochereau: La passacaille (1956) ... (stock music)
 1955 La pasión en Castilla (Short documentary) (composer: themes)
 1951 The Great Caruso (with the music of - as Bach-Gounod)
 1950 Johann Sebastian Bach (Documentary short) (music: selected works)
 1950 Prélude à la gloire (composer: additional music)
 1948 An klingenden Ufern (composer: additional music)
 1946 Henri Matisse (Documentary short) (music)
 1938 The Novel of Werther (composer: additional music)
 1938 La Marseillaise (ancient music - as Bach)
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Other Works:

He was composer for the ballet, "Concerto Barocco," in the American Ballet at the Theatre of Hunter College in New York City with Marie-Jeanne; Mary Jane Shea and William Dollar in the cast. George Balanchine was choreographer. Eugene Berman was scenery and costume designer. See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Biographical Movies | 6 Print Biographies | 6 Portrayals | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Iogan Sebastian Bach | J. S. Bach | J.S. Bach | Jean-Sebastian Bach | Jean-Sebastien Bach | Jean-Sébastien Bach | Johann S. Bach | Johannes Sebastian Bach | Juan Sebastián Bach | Bach-Gounod | Bach

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

I was obliged to work hard. Whoever is equally industrious will succeed just as well.

Trivia:

Ancestor of Marisa Leonie Bach. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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