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Jacques Offenbach : Can Can  

Jacques Offenbach : Can Can

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About 'Can Can '

Artist: Offenbach, Jacques (biography)
Born:1819 , nr. Cologne
Died:1880 , Paris
The Artist:German/French composer best known for his operattas, including Orpheus in the Underworld (with its famous Can-Can).
Composition Date:1858
Composition Info:The cancan first appeared in the working-class ballrooms of Montparnasse in Paris in around 1830. It comes from Offenbach's operetta 'Orpheus in the Underworld'.


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