Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach remains an influential figure in music. He was a German composer who made great contribution to music through his compositions. His work is today considered the utmost expression of polyphonic music which was a style of composing music mainly using two independent melodies each played side by side but with harmony. He is still considered to be the only music composer who made use of the available possibilities of art during his era. He belonged to a music dynasty which guarded an inevitable family tradition but he excelled more than his predecessors. He remains one of the most influential musicians in the world today.