Definition of Offenbach, Jacques in English:

Offenbach, Jacques

proper noun

  • (1819–80), German composer, a resident of France from 1833; born Jacob Offenbach. He contributed to the rise of the operetta with such works as "Orpheus in the Underworld" (1858) and "The Tales of Hoffmann" (1881)

Pronunciation

Offenbach, Jacques

/ˈôfənˌbäk/