Offenbach, Jacques

Talented cellist and founder of the Théâtre des Bouffes Parisiens, Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880) composed over a hundred works, some of which rank among the great classics of opéra comique: Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Orphée aux Enfers, La Périchole, La Vie Parisienne and La Belle Hélène.

A selection of texts about Jacques Offenbach can be found here. For more detailed information about his life and other related aspects, please visit the Bru Zane Mediabase site.

Publications about Offenbach, Jacques

Bru Zane Mediabase
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