Definition of Offenbach, Jacques in US 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/