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Imprecisely employed term for the socio-critical musical theatre of the composer Jacques Offenbach beginning in 1855. The impact of the Offenbachiaden is among the most powerful of any of the stage innovations of the 19th century. Dressed in the musical garb of a combination of different modes of expression, they satirized the social phenomena and cultural develo…

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Hawig, Peter, “Offenbachiaden”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 07 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0594>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20210312

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