The 1941 historical drama, Friedemann Bach is a film based on a novel of the same name by Albert Emil Braghvogel. The story depicts the life of J.S. Bach’s eldest son, Wilhelm Friedemann and the gifted son’s struggle to escape his father’s shadow.
Although there are some inaccuracies in the story, the film is still worth a look. It gives us a taste of Friedemann Bach’s musical genius. View an excerpt of the film here.