Engelbert Humperdinck

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Humperdinck, Engelbert

(hŭm`pərdĭngk, Ger. ĕng`əlbĕrt ho͝om`pərdĭngk), 1854–1921, German composer and teacher. He is known chiefly for his first opera, Hänsel und Gretel (1893), successful because of its fairy-tale subject and its folk-inspired music. He wrote other operas and dramatic music which are mostly forgotten.
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Greatest effect is on Ella (that's short for Cinderella, voiced by Sarah Michelle Gellar) and her dunderheaded Prince Humperdink (Patrick Warburton), whose romance is short-circuited before the stroke of midnight.
Engelbert Humperdink needed his belts tightened - he'd lost weight - and he wanted his half-boots colored vanilla.
I FEEL sorry that Humperdink didn't win the Eurovision Song Contest.
Only Engelbert Humperdink made less of an impact in Europe - even though he beat the Norwegians as well - but the boss believes the first steps have been taken.
bar] CHART TOPPER: Carol Auckland, right, and Heather Callender meet Engelbert Humperdink at Whitely Willows Mill in 1967.
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They had tremendous success, appearing with many of the biggest entertainment names of the day, including Natalie Cole, Englebert Humperdink, Rodney Dangerfield, Jay Leno and Billy Crystal.
So anyway, my new dental lady completely numbs me up and I'm, like, touching my bottom lip and it feels huge and as if it belongs to someone else - Englebert Humperdink, perhaps.
He's most at home doing songs by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Tony Bennett, Andy Williams or Englebert Humperdink, but doesn't dismiss Kenny Rogers, Elvis or The Beatles.
Having a real laugh trawling through all the guests - watch out for Engelbert Humperdink, by the way.
Over the years The Nolans have worked with many singing legends such as Andy Williams, Perry Como, Englebert Humperdink, Tom Jones, Stevie Wonder and even heavy rock legends Motorhead.
We saw many famous acts over the years including such names as Neil Sedaka, Les Dawson (who was a gent and mingled with the audience), yet another Drifters group plus first Tom Jones and then Engelbert Humperdink whose tickets were sold as a double booking, and many more artistes.