j. offenbach


[aw-fuhn-bahk, of-uhn-; for 1 also French aw-fen-bak; for 2 also German awf-uhn-bahkh]
Jacques [zhahk] , 1819–80, French composer.
a city in S Hesse, in central Germany, on the Main River, near Frankfurt.
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Offenbach1 (German ˈɔfənbax)
a city in central Germany, on the River Main in Hesse opposite Frankfurt am Main: leather-goods industry. Pop: 119 208 (2003 est)

Offenbach2 (ˈɒfənˌbɑːk, French ɔfɛnbak)
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)

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