Johann Sebastian Bach - Composer. One of the acknowledged giants of Western music and the greatest composer of the Baroque era. Bach's work represents the culmination of all the musical ideas of his time. He brought such techniques as counterpoint and fugue to their heights of expressiveness, and wrote masterpieces in every existing genre except opera.
William Wordsworth (April 7, 1770 - April 23, 1850) grave site. St. Oswald Church, Grasmere, Cumbria. William caught a cold on a country walk, and died on April 23. He planted 8 of the Yew trees in the churchyard, and one of them marks the grave of him and his wife Mary.