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Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
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Born: March 8, 1714

Died: December 14, 1788 (aged 74)

Nationality: German

Occupation: Musician

Bio: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach was a German classical period musician and composer, the fifth child and second son of Johann Sebastian Bach and Maria Barbara Bach. His second name was given in honor of his godfather Georg Philipp Telemann, a friend of Emanuel's father.

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