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Jacques-Offenbach

Jacques Offenbach’s Life

The composer and master of burlesque comic operettas, Jacques Offenbach was born at Cologne, Germany, June 21, 1819, of a Jewish family, one of the member of which, a chorister in the synagogue of...

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Jacques Offenbach

Jacques Offenbach was born in Cologne, Germany, June 21, 1819. He was of Jewish parentage, went to France in 1833, and is classed among French composers. After some years at the Paris Conservatoire, he...

Theodor Oesten

Theodor Oesten

Theodor Oesten was born in Berlin, Germany, December 31, 1813. When he had finished his studies he became very popular as a teacher. In 1843 his rondo entitled “Les Premieres Violettes” had a prodigious...