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repertoire. One such work is the tremendous , Passacaqlia and Fugue in C minor. In 1749 Bach’s failing eyesight was operated on by a traveling english surgeon , the catastrophic results were complete blindness. Bach still continued to compose, dictating his work to a pupil. He finally succombed to a stroke on July 28, 1750. He was buried in a unmarked grave at Saint Thomas church. Bach achieved remarkable heights in the art of music. Choral polyphony and organ music, as well as instrumental music and dance forms were brought to majestic levels. He achieved a great deal in his lifetime. He was truly a virtuoso of organ technique. 310