Bach, ChristOph, second son of Johann(es Hans)“der Spielmann” and grandfather of Johann Sebastian; b. Wechmar, April 19, 1613; d. Arnstadt, Sept. 12, 1661. He was a court musician in Weimar. From 1642 he was a town musician in Erfurt, and, from 1654, court and town musician in Arnstadt. The only known musical item by him is publ. in the Bach-Jahrbuch (1928).
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