Engelbert Humperdinck (composer)

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Engelbert Humperdinck

Engelbert Humperdinck (1 September 1854 – 27 September 1921) was a German composer.[1] Today, he is seen as part of the Romantic movement. Most people remember him for his opera, Hänsel und Gretel which was first performed in 1893.[1]

British singer, Arnold George Dorsey (born 1936), uses the name "Engelbert Humperdinck" as his stage name. He wanted the name to make him seem more cultured and refined.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Engelbert Humperdinck (Composer, Arranger) - Short Biography". bach-cantatas.com. 2010. Retrieved 22 March 2011.
  2. "Engelbert Humperdinck Biography". musicianguide.com. 2011. Retrieved 22 March 2011.