Richard Bach

Richard Bach

Born: June 23, 1936

Nationality: American

Occupation: Novelist, writer

Biography: Richard David Bach is an American writer. He is widely known as the author of the hugely popular 1970s best-sellers Jonathan Livingston Seagull, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah, and others. His books espouse his philosophy that our apparent physical limits and mortality are merely appearance. He claims to be a direct descendant of Johann Sebastian Bach.

Source/Notes: A Gift of Wings, Random House LLC, 2012, p. 9, "It is said that we have ten seconds"

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Source/Notes: Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah (2012 edition), Random House LLC - ISBN: 9780307824356

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