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Of·fen·bach(ô′fən-bäk′, ŏf′ən-, ô-fĕn-bäk′), Jacques 1819-1880.
German-born French composer noted for his operettas and the opera Tales of Hoffmann (first performed 1881).
(Placename) a city in central Germany, on the River Main in Hesse opposite Frankfurt am Main: leather-goods industry. Pop: 119 208 (2003 est)
Offenbach(ˈɒfənˌbɑːk; French ɔfɛnbak)
(Biography) Jacques (ʒɑk). 1819–80, German-born French composer of many operettas, including Orpheus in the Underworld (1858), and of the opera The Tales of Hoffmann (1881)
Of•fen•bach(ˈɔ fənˌbɑk, ˈɒf ən-)
1. Jacques, 1819–80, French composer.
2. a city in S Hesse, in central Germany, on the Main River, near Frankfurt. 116,482.