Jacques Offenbach

1819 - 1880

Jacques Offenbach

Jacques Offenbach (, also US: , French: [ʒak ɔfɛnbak], German: [ˈʔɔfn̩bax] (listen); 20 June 1819 – 5 October 1880) was a German-born French composer, cellist and impresario of the Romantic period. He is remembered for his nearly 100 operettas of the 1850s to the 1870s, and his uncompleted opera The Tales of Hoffmann. He was a powerful influence on later composers of the operetta genre, particularly Johann Strauss Jr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques Offenbach has received more than 710,593 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 36th most popular composer.

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Among composers, Jacques Offenbach ranks 36 out of 1,008Before him are Jean Sibelius, Maurice Ravel, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Richard Strauss, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, and Johann Strauss I. After him are Sergei Prokofiev, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Modest Mussorgsky, Christoph Willibald Gluck, Camille Saint-Saëns, and Gaetano Donizetti.

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Among people born in 1819, Jacques Offenbach ranks 3Before him are Queen Victoria and Gustave Courbet. After him are Herman Melville, Clara Schumann, Léon Foucault, Walt Whitman, Albert, Prince Consort, Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet, Báb, John Ruskin, and Hippolyte Fizeau. Among people deceased in 1880, Jacques Offenbach ranks 2Before him is Gustave Flaubert. After him are Maria Alexandrovna, George Eliot, Henryk Wieniawski, Paul Broca, William Lassell, Michel Chasles, Anselm Feuerbach, Emperor Norton, Ole Bull, and Ned Kelly.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Jacques Offenbach ranks 70 out of 3,763Before him are Charles the Bald (823), Erich Fromm (1900), Johann Gottlieb Fichte (1762), William I, German Emperor (1797), Erich Maria Remarque (1898), and Richard Strauss (1864). After him are Erich von Manstein (1887), Karl Jaspers (1883), Caspar David Friedrich (1774), Clara Zetkin (1857), Heinrich Schliemann (1822), and Martin Bormann (1900).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Jacques Offenbach ranks 9Before him are Richard Wagner (1813), George Frideric Handel (1685), Johannes Brahms (1833), Robert Schumann (1810), Felix Mendelssohn (1809), and Richard Strauss (1864). After him are Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714), Carl Maria von Weber (1786), Georg Philipp Telemann (1681), Carl Orff (1895), Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714), and Johann Pachelbel (1653).

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