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Johann Sebastian Koch (Bach's Pupil)

Born: June 16, 1689 - Ammern, near Mühlhausen, Thuringia, Germany
Died: January 17, 1757 - Schleiz, Thuringia, Germany

Johann Sebastian Koch was a German musician. He was one of J.S. Bach's first pupils at Mühlhausen in 1708, and served as choir perfect there until 1710. He marticulated at the University of Jena in April 1711, and in 1712 was engaged at the court of Schleiz as a bass singer. He was made Kaappelmeister there in 1727.

 

Source: Oxford Composer Companions J.S. Bach (Editor: Malcolm Boyd, OUP, 1999)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (June 2014)

Bach's Pupils: List of Bach's Pupils | Actual and Potential Non-Thomaner Singers and Players who participated in Bach’s Figural Music in Leipzig | Bach’s Pupils - Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2 | Thomanerchor Leipzig
Articles:
Organizional Structure of the Thomasschule in Leipzig | The Rules Established for the Thomasschule by a Noble and Very Wise Leipzig City Council - Printed by Bernhard Christoph Breitkopf Leipzig, 1733

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