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Maria Barbara Bach

Wife of famed composer Johann Sebastian Bach. She was also his second cousin. She was raised in Gehren, Schwarzburg-Sondershausen and continued to marry Bach while he was an organist at Muhlhausen’s St. Blasius Chapel. She passed away quickly and unexpectedly in 1720. Although the reason for her death is definitely unknown, she actually is rumored to possess died because of problems from pregnancy. She experienced seven kids with Bach and three passed away young. She wedded Johann Sebastian Bach in 1707.

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