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The History of the Moulin Rouge

Learn about the history behind the Moulin Rouge, the world's most famous cabaret.

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The History of the Moulin Rouge

Learn about the history behind the Moulin Rouge, the world's most famous cabaret.

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Sequins, magic, burlesque shows, and lots of champagne: the Moulin Rouge has been the world's most famous cabaret for more than 130 years.
After the war of 1870, Parisians were in a need of some fun and debauchery. Joseph Oller and Charles Zidler understood the public's needs and created a place of entertainment where members of all Parisian social classes mixed.

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