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Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-88)

Composer

Johann Sebastian's third son (but fifth child) who was court musician to Frederick the Great.

A prolific composer for the keyboard, he wrote some fifty keyboard concertos. His use of thematic treatment in different keys was significant in the development of the sonata form. Mozart held him in high esteem.

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