Johann Sebastian Bach was a great musician who searched his heart to find his .
own understanding of this art that had played a large, significant role in his whole family. .
Throughout his life he sought out for music cantatas and other musical sequences to fit .
his personality, goals, dreams, and furthermore, music that fit his efforts to this art. .
While conducting his lifelong search, he was able to meet and play for many other great .
musicians of his time. He also had opportunities to play with some of these other fine .
musicians. Johann Sebastian Bach became a virtuosic instrumentalist as well as a .
masterful composer. One great characteristic of this man was that he never had to be .
pushed to excel in his gifts. He always wanted and longed for perfection. This powerful .
mental factor was born with him and allowed Johann Sebastian Bach to be the one Bach .
that will be remembered until the end of time. If this one man had not followed his .
heart, then the musical world would have lost much more than his creations. The world .
would have lost those emotional ties that Bach brings to each individual through this art .
that is called music.
Johann Sebastian Bach was born on Saturday March 21st 1685 in the town of .
Eisencach, Germany. He was then baptized in St. Georgeâ€™s Cathedral, also known as St. .
Georgen Kirche. This was the main church of Eisenach where many great people had .
been and where many great things were done. The ceremony took place at the foot of the .
Wartburg, a historical medieval hilltop castle overlooking Eisenach. Nagel, his .
godfather, from whom Johann was to get his middle name, Sebastian, held him as he was .
baptized by the townâ€™s priest. .
Johann Sebastian Bach was born into a family who had been very well known for .
many generations for their musical talent, a family of over fifty-three musicians. .
Sebastianâ€™s father, Johann Ambrosius Bach, was the court trumpeter for the Duke of .