Johann Sebastian Bach The great German composer Born ON March 21, 1685, Johann Sebastian Bach was born to Johann Ambrosias Bach and Maria Elisabetha Before the age of 10 he became a orphan What he did after his parents died He had copied music for learning He had traveled 15 miles on foot to a boarding school. He had played his violin during his travel. He had left the school to start a new life. At 15 a church had asked him to play a new organ. He had got a job as a organist at a church. Who he married He had married Maria Magdlena. He had over 20 children He had been thrown in jail for changing jobs without permission. How many pieces of music he had wrote He had wrote over 1000 pieces of music. Died He had died on July 28, 1750 Where can you see him You can see a statue of him in Lepizing, Germany.