Bach’s wedding

Johann Sebastian Bach married Anna Magdelena, 3rd December 1721.

They married at home, by command of the Prince of Saxe-Weissenfels. It was Bach’s second marriage.

Bach purchased a 264 quarts (about 250 litres) of wine, worth 84 thalers and 16 groschen (about one fifth of his annual salary).

Siblin, Eric (2009) The Cello Suites.  Crows Nest: Allen and Unwin, p. 96.