Jacques Offenbach : Can Can

Jacques Offenbach : Can Can

About 'Can Can'

Artist: Offenbach, Jacques (biography)   (sheet music)
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:Offenbach's most famous tune, widely known simply as the Can Can, is actually titled Galop infernal ("Infernal Galop") - and is a scene from Act II of his comedy opera Orpheus in the Underworld, at a wild party in hell.

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