Jacques Offenbach

…Bohemia…lived 1824 to 1884…deaf in later life, Goulding rank, #45.

                   Works Featured on CD's

Smetana…Symphonic poem, Ma Vlast: The Moldau…written between 1874 and 1879 when
completely deaf...Moldau, depicts course of river…Definition: Symphonic poem (tone poem),
a music composition that depicts a scene from a NON-musical subject, especially one from
literature or poetry…but also possibly from history or life experiences…Moldau actually
Vltava River of today.