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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Poor Engelbert Humperdinck did his best with third-rate song Love Will Set You Free, which hadn't got a hope in hell of winning.
A lack of success in recent years saw former shop assistant Molly Smitten-Downes placing a lowly 17th, Bonnie Tyler finishing 19th and crooner Engelbert Humperdinck placing second to last.
Veteran crooner Engelbert Humperdinck Engelbert Humperdinck posted congratulations posted congratulations online and former Rangers online and former Rangers defender Marvin Andrew defender Marvin Andrew sent a photo giving the team sent a photo giving the team a big thumbs up.
e band worked alongside all the top stars of the day, including Engelbert Humperdinck, Joe Brown, Val Doonican and Jimmy Tarbuck.
The UK is hoping to improve its fortunes after two woeful years when veteran acts Engelbert Humperdinck and Bonnie Tyler were chosen and languished towards the bottom end of the voting table.
WITH JOOLS HOLLAND BBC2 11pm NEW SERIES Jools (right) introduces more exciting performances kicking off with 60s Leicester legend Engelbert Humperdinck, plus indie stalwarts Elbow.
Molly Smitten-Downes The BBC has ditched its recent strategy of enlisting veteran acts after Bonnie Tyler managed a lowly 19th place last year and Engelbert Humperdinck was 25th out of 26 acts in 2012.
MIDLAND crooner Engelbert Humperdinck hit a bum note last night - when he finished secondlast at Eurovision.
Summary: Engelbert Humperdinck has said he did his best for the UK, after scraping into last-but-one place at the Eurovision Song Contest.
THE UK was totally humiliated last night as Engelbert Humperdinck came second from last in the Eurovision Song Contest.
ENGELBERT Humperdinck will be carrying a prized gift from Elvis Presley to bring him luck as he performs in the Eurovision Song Contest tonight.