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Some Famous People with the surname of Bach

Wikipedia Richard David Bach (b.
Wikipedia Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (8 March 1714 ? 14 December 1788) was a German musician and composer, the second of five sons of Johann Sebastian Bach and Maria Barbara Bach.
Wikipedia Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (22 November 1710 ? 1 July 1784), the second child and eldest son of Johann Sebastian Bach and Maria Barbara Bach, was a German composer and performer.
Wikipedia Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (21 June 1732 ? 26 January 1795), the ninth son of Johann Sebastian Bach, sometimes referred to as the "B?ckeburg Bach".
Wikipedia Johann Bernhard Bach (23 May 167611 June 1749) was a German composer, and second cousin of J.
Wikipedia Johann Aegidius Bach (9 February 1645 ? November 1716) was the father of the composer Johann Bernhard Bach, and organist and municipal orchestra director of Erfurt, Germany.
Wikipedia Barbara Bach (born August 27, 1947) is an American actress and model best-known as the Bond girl from the James Bond movie "The Spy Who Loved Me" (1977).
Wikipedia Edward Bach ("batch"; September 24, 1886 ? November 27 1936) developed Bach flower remedies, a form of alternative medicine inspired by the classical homeopathic traditions.
Wikipedia Catherine Bach (born Catherine Bachman; March 1, 1955) is an American actress.
Wikipedia Sebastian Bach (born Sebastian Philip Bierk, on April 3, 1968) is a Canadian heavy metal singer, best known as ex-frontman of Skid Row.
Wikipedia Howard Bach is a Chinese-American male badminton player from the United States.
Wikipedia August Bach (30 August 1897 ? 23 March 1966) was an East German Christian Democratic politician.
Wikipedia Anna Magdalena Bach (n?e Wilcke or Wilcken) (22 September 1701 ? 22 February 1760) was the second wife of Johann Sebastian Bach.
Wikipedia Steven Bach (April 29, 1938 ? March 25, 2009) was senior vice-president and head of worldwide productions for United Artists studios.
Wikipedia Johann Christoph Bach (6 December 1642 ? 31 March 1703) was a German composer of the Baroque period.
Wikipedia Johann Michael Bach (9 August 1648 ? 17 May 1694) was a German composer of the Baroque period.
Wikipedia Baron Alexander von Bach (German: "Alexander Freiherr von Bach"; 4 January 1813, Loosdorf, Austria - 12 November 1893, Sch?ngrabern, Austria) was an Austrian politician.
Wikipedia Ifor Bach (meaning Ivor the Short) (fl.
Wikipedia Vitus "Veit" Bach (born cerca 1550, Wechmar, or Pressburg - before 1578, or March 8, 1619, in Hungary, or Wechmar) was a Hungarian miller who, according to Johann Sebastian Bach, founded the Bach family, which became the most important family in western musical history.
Wikipedia Johann Ambrosius Bach (February 22/24, 1645 ? February 20/24, 1695) was a German musician.
Wikipedia Christian Bach (born Adela Christian Bach on May 9, 1959 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) is an Argentine-Mexican actress and producer of telenovelas.
Wikipedia David Josef Bach (Lemberg (now Lviv), Ukraine, August 13, 1874 ? London, UK, January 30, 1947) was an important and influential figure in the cultural life of early twentieth-century Vienna.
Wikipedia John William (Johnny) Bach (born July 10, 1924 in Brooklyn, New York) is a former professional basketball player and coach.
Wikipedia Jan Bach (born December 11, 1937 in Forrest, Illinois) is an American composer.
Wikipedia Sheldon Bach was born in 1925 and is a psychologist and psychoanalyst living in New York City.
Wikipedia Johann Sebastian Bach (or) (31 March 1685 ? 28 July 1750) (often referred to as Bach) was a German composer and an organist, whose ecclesiastical and secular works for choir, orchestra, and solo instruments drew together the strands of the Baroque period and brought it to its ultimate maturity.
Wikipedia Kristina Bach (born Kerstin Br?uer on 7 April 1962 in Mettmann, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany) is a German "Schlager" singer, lyricist and music producer.
Wikipedia Ryan "Bacher" Bach (born October 21, 1973 in Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada) is a former professional hockey player in the National Hockey League.
Wikipedia Joseph Bach (born 1784 - February 3, 1866, Budapest) was a Hungarian rabbi.
Wikipedia Philip Bach (1872 ? 30 December 1937) was an English footballer who played at full back.
Wikipedia Johann or Johannes Bach (26 November 1604, Erfurt buried 13 May 1673, Erfurt) was a German composer and musician of the Baroque.
Wikipedia Johann Christoph Bach (Erfurt, 22 February 1645 ? 28 August 1693 in Arnstadt) was a German musician of the Baroque period.
Wikipedia Vivi Bach (born 3 September 1939) is a Danish film actress.
Wikipedia Heinrich Bach (16 September 1615, Wechmar, Germany 10 July 1692, Arnstadt, Germany) was a German organist, composer and a member of the Bach family.

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