6. Bach married twice. The first to his cousin, Maria, the second marriage was to Anna Magdalena Wülkens. However, it is now believed that he also had relations with and fathered children of a local bar maid called Helga Schümaker, who bore him an unknown number of children.
9. Bach went blind. The cause is reputed to have been nocturnal activities by candlelight that were banned by his father.
10. Bach was lost at sea, and his time and place of death remains uncertain. Legend has it he left the Port of Bremerhaven for a three hour tour, and never returned. His six companions, who included a notable millionaire, a professor, and a movie star were not recovered either.
I had heard some of these before: