Given birth to in 1720, Johann Christoph Altnikol was a German organist and composer who’s known mostly due to his relationship to Elisabeth Bach, Johann Sebastian’s child. He frequently relied on his reference to the Bach family members to obtain visits. Few of his functions survive; generally, his compositions never have attracted much interest. Bach praised his music, however the great composer may never have been objective in his evaluation of Altnikol. Altnikol passed away in 1759.