Celebrate Bach’s birthday?

Today is the day we celebrate Johann Sebastian Bach's birthday but was he born on this day? When you compare the Julian calendar Bach was born under to the Gregorian calendar now in effect, he was probably not born on this date but later toward end of March 1685. That's okay though because many birthdays of famous folks such as Washington & Thomas Jefferson are not on the dates we acknowledge them!

Now generally regarded as one of the main composers of the Baroque period, and as one of the greatest composers of all time, I will enjoy today because there will be more than enough of Bach's music played in celebration of his 327th birthday! 

And I thought my 59 th birthday was a milestone…