Maria Barbara Bach

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Birthday
20, 1684
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jul 7, 1720 (35)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
20, 1684
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jul 7, 1720 (35)

About

Wife of famed composer Johann Sebastian Bach. She was also his second cousin.

Before Fame

She grew up in Gehren, Schwarzburg-Sondershausen and went on to marry Bach while he was an organist at Muhlhausen's St. Blasius Church.

Trivia

She died quickly and unexpectedly in 1720. Although the cause of her death is unknown, she is rumored to have died due to complications from pregnancy.

Family Life

She had seven children with Bach and three died at an early age.

Associated With

She married Johann Sebastian Bach in 1707.