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Offenbach

1
Jacques . 1819--80, German-born French composer of many operettas, including Orpheus in the Underworld (1858), and of the opera The Tales of Hoffmann (1881)

Offenbach

2
a city in central Germany, on the River Main in Hesse opposite Frankfurt am Main: leather-goods industry. Pop.: 119 208 (2003 est.)

Offenbach

 

a city in the Federal Republic of Germany, in the Land of Hesse, and a port on the Main River. Population, 120,000 (1972). Offenbach has virtually merged with the city of Frankfurt am Main. It has machine-building and chemical industries and is a center for the leather industry. The site of an international leather goods trade fair, Offenbach has a museum of leather goods.

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Is this the recording of the discovery of a virtually unknown work by Offenbach that enhances this composer's appeal?
Keck shows how Offenbach established himself as a comedy genius, and also how the frothy frills hide a great opera composer.
Pero estamos viviendo su renacimiento, al igual que con la musica barroca que en los setenta quedo como olvidada y desde los noventa volvio con mas fuerza, asi Offenbach en Francia regreso renovado poco despues.
The buyer will also take on some 860 Offenbach employees.
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La Perichole de Offenbach es una obra que ha recibido escasa o nula atencion por parte de la critica literaria espanola y latinoamericana tanto por tratarse de una opera como por estar escrita en frances y caer fuera de lo que tradicionalmente se ha considerado el ambito de influencia de la historia y la literatura hispanoamericanas.
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But the car park owners waived the bill, and Thomas celebrated by sharing two bottles of wine he found in the boot with the parking attendants in Offenbach, Germany.
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The weird sauciness of his French-language Threepenny Opera (1931) is matched only by the bizarrely Mittel-European exoticism Die Herrin von Atlantis (Mistress of Atlantis, 1932), in which the Bedouin denizens of a Sahara settlement sit around listening to Offenbach.