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Johann Sebastian Bach's music lives on today thanks to his amazing catalogue of concertos, choral, organ and keyboard works - but what happened during his lifetime? Take a look at our top facts about the composer.
Cinematic portrayals of the Bach family are few and far between, but perhaps the most interesting one comes from 1941. 'Friedemann Bach' tells the story of one of Johann Sebastian's sons' struggle to escape the creative shadow of his father. However, it takes a few factual liberties - in the film it was Friedemann who had the duel with Louis Marchand, not his father.
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