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Offenbach, Jacques

Pronunciation: /ˈɒf(ə)nbɑːx/
(1819–80), German composer, resident in France from 1833; born Jacob Offenbach. He is associated with the rise of the operetta, whose style is typified by his Orpheus in the Underworld (1858). Other notable works: The Tales of Hoffmann (1881).

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