Johann Sebastian Bach

Born March 31, 1685 in Eisenach, Germany. Died July 28, 1750 in Leipzig, Germany.

Elias Gottlob Haussmann portrait in the Scheide collection

Gloria sei dir gesungen from Cantata BWV 140, Wachet Auf! ruft uns die Stimme.

First (and only) Performance: November 25, 1731 at the Nikolaikirche, Leipzig. Instrumentation: Soprano, Tenor, More >