Share this entry
Offenbach, Jacques Line breaks: Jacques Of¦fen|bach
Pronunciation: /ˈɒf(ə)nbɑːx/

Definition of Offenbach, Jacques in English:

(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).
Definition of Offenbach, Jacques in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources