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Bach, P. D. Q., 1742-1807

LC control no.no2012121996
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Personal name headingBach, P. D. Q., 1742-1807
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Variant(s)P.D.Q. Bach, 1742-1807
See alsoReal identity: Schickele, Peter
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Biography/History noteP.D.Q. Bach (1742-1807 or 1807-1742) is a fictitious composer invented by musical satirist Peter Schickele.
Birth date[1742-03-31,1742-04-01]
Death date1807-05-05
Place of birthLeipzig (Germany)
Profession or occupationComposer
Special noteUnder AACR2 P. D. Q. Bach was considered not to be a pseudonym, but a character that Peter Schickele has created. In RDA, as a fictitious character, he is treated as a person entity.
Found inP.D.Q. Bach in Houston, 2006
The definitive biography of P.D.Q. Bach (1807-1742)?, 1976: page xiii (dates given on his tomb: 1807-1742) page 3 (born in Leipzig 31 March 1742)
The Peter Schickele/P.D.Q. Bach web site, 11 September 2012 (P.D.Q. Bach was born on April 1, 1742 and died on May 5, 1807)
Wikipedia, 11 September 2012 (P. D. Q. Bach is a fictitious composer invented by musical satirist "Professor" Peter Schickele; born in Leipzig on March 31, 1742, the son of Johann Sebastian Bach and Anna Magdalena Bach)