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Offenbach, Jacques [Jacob]locked

  • Andrew Lamb

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(b Cologne, 20 June 1819; d Paris, 5 Oct 1880). French composer of German origin. He was, with Johann Strauss (ii), one of the two composers of outstanding significance in popular music of the 19th century and the composer of some of the most exhilaratingly gay and tuneful music ever written. His opera ...

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