Caffeine Trivia 01.24.14

Famous Coffee Drinker:  Bach (1685-1750)

Most know of Johann Sebastian Bach’s sacred liturgical music, but how many have heard of his ode to coffee? Bach, in the throes of the coffee mania that was sweeping all of Europe, composed in 1732 a coffee cantata based on a satirical text he commissioned from the poet Picander.

Source: spresso.com

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