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Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (8 March 1714 – 14 December 1788),[1] also formerly spelled Karl Philipp Emmanuel Bach,[2] was a German Classical period musician and composer, the fifth child and second (surviving) 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 Johann Sebastian Bach.