Additional biographical information can be found in Men of progress. Wisconsin. A selected list of biographical sketches and portraits of the leaders in business, professional and official life. Together with short notes on the history and character of Wisconsin,
(Milwaukee: The Evening Wisconsin Company, 1897) located in the Library of Congress' digital collection Pioneering the Upper Midwest
. Images 167-169 (pages 172-174) contain the composer's biography. Images 461-462 (pages 466-467) contain the biography of his brother George Bach.