Born: September 1 1653 in Nuremberg, Germany
Died: March 9 1706 in Nuremberg, Germany
Facts about Johann Pachelbel
– He worked as a church organist in Vienna in Austria, Eisennach in Germany and Erfurt in Germany before coming back to Nuremberg where he was born.
– He gave Johann Christoph Bach music lessons, who later taught his cousin’s son, the famous composer Johann Sebastian Bach.
– His first wife and child died in the plague. He married again and had 5 sons and 2 daughters.
– Most people know his most famous work, Canon in D, because it is played at weddings.
Canon in D
Toccata in G Minor
Chaconne in F Minor