By Stephanie Allmon LEIPZIG, Germany -- For this group of 33 American tourists, most of German-Lutheran descent, arriving in the city most closely associated with Johann Sebastian Bach evoked the same throat-tightening, glassy-eyed, profound reverence that might consume Elvis fans the first time they see Graceland or baseball die-hards when they get to Cooperstown.

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