Johann Christian Bach(1735-1782), Composer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Composer, best known as the 'English Bach'. The youngest son of Johann Sebastian Bach, Johann Christian studied in Italy before settling in London in 1762; here he made his name through his public concerts and operas.
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below
- Johann Sebastian Bach (father)
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