Definition of Offenbach, Jacques in English:

Offenbach, Jacques

proper noun

  • (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).

Pronunciation

Offenbach, Jacques

/ˈɒf(ə)nbɑːx/