About us

The Leipzig Bach Archive is widely recognized as the world’s pre-eminent centre of Bach scholarship. Comprising a research institute, a library, a museum, and an events department, it occupies the historic Bose House complex at St Thomas's Square, opposite the church where J. S. Bach served as cantor for 27 years. With its unmatched collections and manifold activities the Bach Archive contributes significantly to the time-honoured image of Leipzig as a »city of music« in general and a »Bach city« in particular. The Bach Archive Foundation is a non-profit corporation which receives its basic financial support from the City of Leipzig, the Federal Republic of Germany, and the Free State of Saxony. It is directed by an Executive Board, overseen by a Board of Trustees, and advised by a Board of Curators.

A New President for The Leipzig Bach Archive

Ton Koopman is the new president of the Leipzig Bach Archive. He succeeds John Eliot Gardiner and was appointed to the Board of Trustees for five years. He will already be present as artist and president at the upcoming Leipzig Bach Festival in June.

Support us!

Support the Bach Archive! Please find here our donations account or your special project!

The history of the Leipzig Bach Archive

The Leipzig Bach Archive was founded on November 20, 1950 to mark the occasion of Johann Sebastian Bach’s 200th death anniversary. The purpose of the Bach Archive was to gather the sources and documents about the life and works of the Cantor of St. Thomas’s, which were strewn all over the city of Leipzig, and to preserve them for the future.

Organisation & Boards

The Leipzig Bach Archive, a non-profit corporation, was founded in 1998. It receives its basic financial support from the City of Leipzig, the Federal Government of Germany, and the Free State of Saxony.

Friday, November 1, 2019

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Termine, Sonntag, 3. November 2019
 
 
 
 
1st November 2019
Führung | 3:00 pm | Bach-Museum
 
3rd November 2019
Führung | 11:00 am | Bach-Museum
 
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Termine, Sonntag, 10. November 2019
5th November 2019
Publikumstag | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Bach-Museum
 
8th November 2019
Überblicksführung | 3:00 pm | Bach-Museum
 
10th November 2019
Führung | 11:00 am | Bach-Museum
 
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Termine, Sonntag, 17. November 2019
15th November 2019
Überblicksführung | 3:00 pm | Bach-Museum
 
17th November 2019
Führung | 11:00 am | Bach-Museum
 
17th November 2019
Konzert | 3:00 pm | Bach-Museum, Sommersaal
 
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Termine, Freitag, 22. November 2019
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Termine, Sonntag, 24. November 2019
22nd November 2019
Führung durch die Kabinettausstellung | 3:00 pm | Bach-Museum
 
24th November 2019
Führung durch die Kabinettausstellung | 11:00 am | Bach-Museum
 
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Führung durch die Kabinettausstellung | 3:00 pm | Bach-Museum
 
 

Upcoming Events

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Termine, Freitag, 1. November 2019
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Termine, Sonntag, 3. November 2019
 
 
 
 
1st November 2019
Führung | 3:00 pm | Bach-Museum
 
3rd November 2019
Führung | 11:00 am | Bach-Museum
 
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Termine, Dienstag, 5. November 2019
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Termine, Freitag, 8. November 2019
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Termine, Sonntag, 10. November 2019
5th November 2019
Publikumstag | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Bach-Museum
 
8th November 2019
Überblicksführung | 3:00 pm | Bach-Museum
 
10th November 2019
Führung | 11:00 am | Bach-Museum
 
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Termine, Freitag, 15. November 2019
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Termine, Sonntag, 17. November 2019
15th November 2019
Überblicksführung | 3:00 pm | Bach-Museum
 
17th November 2019
Führung | 11:00 am | Bach-Museum
 
17th November 2019
Konzert | 3:00 pm | Bach-Museum, Sommersaal
 
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Termine, Freitag, 22. November 2019
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Termine, Sonntag, 24. November 2019
22nd November 2019
Führung durch die Kabinettausstellung | 3:00 pm | Bach-Museum
 
24th November 2019
Führung durch die Kabinettausstellung | 11:00 am | Bach-Museum
 
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Führung durch die Kabinettausstellung | 3:00 pm | Bach-Museum
 
 

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