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'''Johann Christian Bach''' (September 5, 1735 – January 1, 1782) was a composer of the Classical era, the eleventh surviving child and youngest son of Johann Sebastian Bach. He is sometimes referred to as "the London Bach" or "the English Bach", due to his time spent living in the British capital, where he came to be known as John Bach.Eric Siblin ''The Cello Suites: J. S. Bach, Pablo Casals, and the Search for a ...'' 2011, p. 234. "Known as the 'London Bach', he travelled to Italy, converted to Roman Catholicism, and enjoyed celebrity status in England, going by the name John Bach. Only fourteen years old when Bach died, Johann Christian apparently occupied a ..." He is noted for influencing the concerto style of Mozart.