Yochanan was rendered in Greek as Ioannes, which in turn was translated into Latin as Iohannes. From one or both of these intermediaries come the many modern forms of this name, including John (English), Johannes (German), Juan (Spanish),Eoin (Gaelic), and Jean (French).
Arts and Music
Johann Christian Bach (born 1735, died 1782)
German composer. Son of Johann Sebastian Bach.
Composed arias, cantatas, clavier concertos and chamber music (see list of Classical Composers)
Johann Sebastian Bach (born 1685, died 1750)
German composer. Father of composers Johann Christian Bach and Karl Philipp Emanuel Bach.
Prolific composer whose works include The Well-Tempered Clavier and the Brandenburg Concertos (see list of Baroque Composers)