Offenbach

NOUN
  1. French composer of many operettas and an opera (1819-1880)
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How To Use Offenbach In A Sentence

  • It is likely that the success of that ballet encouraged other ballet companies to stage their own ballets based on Offenbach potpourris.
  • She had a sweet, low voice, "that most excellent thing in woman;" while her light, silvery laughter rippled forth ever and anon, like a chime of well-tuned bells, enchaining me as would chords of Offenbach's champagne music. She and I, Volume 1
  • = Pe´richole = (_La_), the heroine of Offenbach’s comic opera (_opera bouffe_) of that name. Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook, Vol. 3
  • April will see another French classic, Jacques Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffmann, in a more avant-garde production with eccentric sets and costumes supplied by Portland Opera.
  • Six years later, a similar conflagration consumed the Opéra-Comique, destroying the score as Offenbach had left it.
  • I was reminded of the following lines, from Offenbach's operetta Geneviève de Brabant.
  • She discovered that I didn't revert to ballet steps, but with primitive glee made wild, exuberant jumps when we danced to Offenbach's Gaite Parisienne.
  • His fictional Hoffmann is a great teller of tales, whose life is on the skids; Offenbach was a great entertainer, whose reputation had taken a turn for the worse, leaving him isolated and open to ferocious attack.
  • However, the chief propagator of the classical operetta was Jacques Offenbach, who began with one-act works before expanding into evening-long scores.
  • The name alludes to the Barcarole aria—a Venetian boat song—from Jacques Offenbach's opera, Les Contes d'Hoffmann.
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