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Art-1966

Type:

Bach Grave

Title:

The grave of Wilhelm Friedrich Ernst Bach, the last great grandchild of J.S. Bach with the name of Bach.

Location:

Friedhof der Sophiengemeinde II (Cemetery of the Sophie Community), Berlin-Mitte, Mitte, Berlin, Germany

Description:

The text on this cross is:
Here rests in God
the last great grandchild of Johann Sebastian Bach,
Wilhelm Bach
Band Leader of the Queen Louise and Music Teacher of her children,
* 27th May 1759
+ 25th December 1845

At his side the daughter:
Auguste Bach,
+ 12th February 1858
45 years old.

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Year: 1845

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Comments:

It's not the grave of the last great grandchild of J.S. Bach, because there are many more still living. However, all those don't carry the name of Bach as last names anymore. That is the speciality coming with this graveyard and hint. So the text on the cross actually is wrong!
Photos 01-09: by Peter Bach Jr (2012)

Source/Links:

Musik-Geschenke, viele Musik-Geschenke: 99 Komponisten-Kalender und Musik-Kalender
Wilhelm Friedrich Ernst Bach (1759-1845) (Find A Grave Memorial)

Contributors: Peter Bach (October 2016)


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