Jacques Offenbach

…German, lived in France…1819 to 1880…name Jacob Levy, Eberst, or Weiner, depending
on where you look…didn’t use real name in order to hide Jewish heritage; discrimination
against Jews...very dapper…thought America “barbaric”…not in top 50 by Goulding.

                   Works Featured on CD's

Offenbach…Opera, Tales of Hoffman: Barcarolle Night of Stars…1884…Definition:
Barcarolle, a boating song, especially associated with the gondoliers of Venice, Italy…
swaying style.