Bach Bust Displayed in Berlin

Mar 03, 2008 By CAMERON ABADI, Associated Press Writer
Bach Bust Displayed in Berlin (AP)
The computer-modeled forensic facial reconstruction of German composer Johann Sebastian Bach, who lived from 1685-1750, is on display during a news conference in Berlin, Germany, Monday, March 3, 2008. The reconstructed face of Bach will be the centerpiece of an exhibition on Bach in the Bach Museum at his birthplace Eisenach,Germany, from March 21 through Nov 9, 2008. (AP Photo/Herbert Knosowski)

(AP) -- A modern reconstruction of Johann Sebastian Bach's head - using computer modeling techniques - shows the composer as a strong-jawed man with a slight underbite, his large head topped with short, silver hair.



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nilbud
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At last, phew, now I can stop with the petitions and the letter writing campaigns.

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