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“Hérminie was right again”
Jacques Offenbach and Hérminie d’Alcain
After Jacques Offenbach abruptly discontinued his studies at the Paris Conservatoire he gradually built a reputation composing for and performing in the fashionable salons of Paris. And at one of these cultured gatherings, his eyes fell upon a young Spanish
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Jacques Offenbach
“The Mozart of the Champs-Élysées” Born 200 years ago, Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880) was of outstanding significance in popular music of the 19th century. He composed some of the catchiest tunes and melodies ever written, and he exerted a powerful influence
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