Stage works (large and small) by Jacques Offenbach

Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880) composed about a hundred stage works, most of which were comic operas or operettas. Several of Offenbach’s earlier pieces had only three singers (later four), because of a French law that prevented him from having more. As soon as the law was changed, he began writing longer Read More …

Darmstadtium 110

Darmstadt is one of only six cities in the whole world that have elements named after them. There are no such elements as newyorkium, chicagoium, londonium, amsterdamium or frankfurtammainium, but there is an element called berkelium after the city of Berkeley, California. There are also elements called dubnium after the Read More …