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Vitus "Veit" Bach (born cerca 1550, Wechmar, or Pressburg - before 1578, or March 8, 1619, in Hungary, or Wechmar) was a Hungarian miller who, according to Johann Sebastian Bach, founded the Bach family, which became the most important family in western musical history. Veit's son, Johannes Bach (c. 1550-1626) was the grandfather of Johann Ambrosius Bach, J.S. Bach's father, which makes him J.S's great-great-grandfather.

Evading religious persecution in Hungary (or possibly modern Slovakia), Bach, being a Protestant, settled in Wechmar, a village in the German state of Thuringia. His descendants continued to live there until Christoph Bach, grandfather of J.S. Bach, moved to Erfurt to take up a position as municipal musician or "Stadtpfeifer" (lit. "town piper").

Bach's son Johannes studied music with the town's head piper.

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