Jacques Offenbach

Jacques Offenbach

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Jacob Offenbach
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(20 June 1819 – 4 October 1880) was a German-born French composer and cellist of the Romantic era and one of the originators of the operetta form. Of German-Jewish ancestry, he was one of the most influential composers of popular music in Europe in the 19th century, and many of his works remain in the repertory.

Offenbach's numerous operettas, such as Orpheus in the Underworld, and La belle Hélène, were extremely popular in both France and the English-speaking world during the 1850s and 1860s. They combined political and cultural satire with witty grand opera parodies. His popularity in France went down during the 1870s after the Second Empire, and he fled France, but during the last years of his life, his popularity rebounded, and several of his operettas are still performed. While his name remains associated most closely with the French operetta and the Second Empire, it is Offenbach's one fully operatic masterpiece, Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann), composed at the end of his career, that has become the most familiar of Offenbach's works in major opera houses.
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Jacques Offenbach Discography

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X-115 Offenbach*, Efrem Kurtz Conducting The London Philharmonic Orchestra* Offenbach*, Efrem Kurtz Conducting The London Philharmonic Orchestra* - Gaite Parisienne(2xShellac, 12", Album) Columbia X-115 US 1940 Sell This Version
C15707 - C15708 Jacques Offenbach, Efrem Kurtz Conducting The The London Philharmonic Orchestra Jacques Offenbach, Efrem Kurtz Conducting The The London Philharmonic Orchestra - Gaite Parisienne(2xShellac, 12", Album) Columbia C15707 - C15708 Canada 1947 Sell This Version
MX-325, 13041-D, 13042-D Offenbach* Gaîté Parisienne - Ballet(2xShellac, 10", Album) Columbia Masterworks, Columbia Masterworks, Columbia Masterworks MX-325, 13041-D, 13042-D US 1948 Sell This Version
Offenbach* - Boston "Pops" Orchestra* ; Arthur Fiedler Offenbach* - Boston "Pops" Orchestra* ; Arthur Fiedler - Gaîté Parisienne (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal US 1949 Sell This Version
ML 4233 Efrem Kurtz, Columbia Symphony Orchestra, The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Jacques Offenbach Efrem Kurtz, Columbia Symphony Orchestra, The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Jacques Offenbach - Gaite Parisienne Ballet & Russian Music(LP) Columbia ML 4233 US 1949 Sell This Version
1256 Rudolph Schock*, Berlin Opera Orchestra*, Verdi*, Mozart*, Meyerbeer*, Thomas*, Offenbach* Rudolph Schock*, Berlin Opera Orchestra*, Verdi*, Mozart*, Meyerbeer*, Thomas*, Offenbach* - Tenor Arias(LP) Royale 1256 US 1952 Sell This Version
1301 Offenbach* Gaîté Parisienne(LP, Album, Mono) Royale 1301 US 1952 Sell This Version
Offenbach* / Meyerbeer* - Boston Pops Orchestra*, Arthur Fiedler Offenbach* / Meyerbeer* - Boston Pops Orchestra*, Arthur Fiedler - Gaîté Parisienne / Les Patineurs (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal, RCA Victor Red Seal US 1954 Sell This Version
Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra* Conducted By John Barnett (3) / Ponchielli* / Liszt* / Tchaikovsky* / Saint-Saens* / Offenbach* Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra* Conducted By John Barnett (3) / Ponchielli* / Liszt* / Tchaikovsky* / Saint-Saens* / Offenbach* - Starlight Encores (Album) Capitol Records US 1955 Sell This Version
Jacques Offenbach Hoffmanns Erzählungen Deutsche Grammophon Germany 1955 Sell This Version
Jacques Offenbach, The Boston Pops Orchestra, Arthur Fiedler Jacques Offenbach, The Boston Pops Orchestra, Arthur Fiedler - Offenbach In America (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal Canada 1956 Sell This Version
Jacques Offenbach, Henri Meilhac, Ludovic Halévy, Florimond Ronger Hervé, Albert Millaud Jacques Offenbach, Henri Meilhac, Ludovic Halévy, Florimond Ronger Hervé, Albert Millaud - Krásná Helena / Mam'zelle Nitouche (Album) Supraphon Czechoslovakia 1956 Sell This Version
35327 Waldteufel*, Johann Strauss, 2nd*, Johann Strauss, 1st*, Chabrier*, Von Suppé*, Weinberger*, Offenbach*, Herbert Von Karajan And Philharmonia Orchestra Waldteufel*, Johann Strauss, 2nd*, Johann Strauss, 1st*, Chabrier*, Von Suppé*, Weinberger*, Offenbach*, Herbert Von Karajan And Philharmonia Orchestra - Philharmonia Pop Concert(LP) Angel Records 35327 UK 1956 Sell This Version
RLP8027 Jacques Offenbach, Frieda Teller, Les Musiciens De Chaillot, William Gunther Jacques Offenbach, Frieda Teller, Les Musiciens De Chaillot, William Gunther - Offenbach at his best(LP) Request Records, Inc. RLP8027 US 1956 Sell This Version
Jacques Offenbach / Orchestre De Philadelphie*, Eugène Ormandy* Jacques Offenbach / Orchestre De Philadelphie*, Eugène Ormandy* - Gaîté Parisienne (Complete) Columbia Masterworks France 1957 Sell This Version
Offenbach* La Périchole (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal, RCA Victor Red Seal US 1957 Sell This Version
LC 3344 Marcel Cariven Conducting Renée Doria, Dario Moreno With Other Soloists And The René Alix Chorus* & Orchestra* / Offenbach* Marcel Cariven Conducting Renée Doria, Dario Moreno With Other Soloists And The René Alix Chorus* & Orchestra* / Offenbach* - La Vie Parisienne (Excerpts)(LP, Album, Mono) Epic LC 3344 US 1957 Sell This Version
Offenbach* - Boston Pops Orchestra*, Arthur Fiedler Offenbach* - Boston Pops Orchestra*, Arthur Fiedler - Gaîté Parisienne (Album, EP) RCA Victor Red Seal US 1954 Sell This Version
Offenbach* - Orchestre Des Concerts Lamoureux - Jules Gressier Offenbach* - Orchestre Des Concerts Lamoureux - Jules Gressier - La Vie Parisienne (Album) Pathé, Pathé France 1958 Sell This Version
Herbert Von Karajan, Offenbach*, Rossini*, Gounod*, Philharmonia Orchestra Herbert Von Karajan, Offenbach*, Rossini*, Gounod*, Philharmonia Orchestra - Gaité Parisienne · William Tell Ballet Music · Faust Ballet Music (Album) Angel Records US 1958 Sell This Version
Jacques Offenbach / Johann Strauss*, Antal Dorati, Minneapolis Symphony* Jacques Offenbach / Johann Strauss*, Antal Dorati, Minneapolis Symphony* - Gaîté Parisienne / Graduation Ball Mercury, Mercury Living Presence US 1958 Sell This Version
FCX 30164, 33 FCX 30.164 Offenbach*Simone Borghese · Geori Boué · Vina Bovy · Renée Doria · Fanely Revoil · Bourvil · Raoul Jobin · Louis Musy · André Pernet · Charles Soix - Chœurs Et Orchestre Du Théâtre National De L'Opéra-Comique* - André Cluytens Offenbach*Simone Borghese · Geori Boué · Vina Bovy · Renée Doria · Fanely Revoil · Bourvil · Raoul Jobin · Louis Musy · André Pernet · Charles Soix - Chœurs Et Orchestre Du Théâtre National De L'Opéra-Comique* - André Cluytens - Les Contes D'Hoffmann - Extraits(LP, Mono) Columbia, Columbia FCX 30164, 33 FCX 30.164 France 1958 Sell This Version
Offenbach*, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra And Chorus*, Jean Morel Offenbach*, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra And Chorus*, Jean Morel - The Tales Of Hoffmann (Abridged) RCA Victor Red Seal US 1959 Sell This Version
P. Montiel*, Le Ballet Francais Orchestre, Jacques Offenbach P. Montiel*, Le Ballet Francais Orchestre, Jacques Offenbach - Gaite Parisienne (Album) Audio Spectrum UK 1959 Sell This Version
Offenbach* / Khachaturian* - Boston Pops Orchestra*, Arthur Fiedler Offenbach* / Khachaturian* - Boston Pops Orchestra*, Arthur Fiedler - Gaîté Parisienne · Gayne Ballet Suite (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal, RCA Victor Red Seal US 1958 Sell This Version