Engelbert Humperdinck

1854 - 1921

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Engelbert Humperdinck (German: [ˈɛŋl̩bɛʁt ˈhʊmpɐdɪŋk]; 1 September 1854 – 27 September 1921) was a German composer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Engelbert Humperdinck has received more than 425,863 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Engelbert Humperdinck is the 268th most popular composer (down from 232nd in 2019), the 1,064th most popular biography from Germany (down from 894th in 2019) and the 40th most popular German Composer.

Engelbert Humperdinck is most famous for his 1968 single "Release Me" which reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100.

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Among composers, Engelbert Humperdinck ranks 268 out of 1,451Before him are Dimitri Tiomkin, Johann Mattheson, Carl Friedrich Abel, Fromental Halévy, Wilhelmine of Prussia, Margravine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth, and Hanns Eisler. After him are Ernst von Dohnányi, Georges Auric, Gioseffo Zarlino, Alan Silvestri, Carl Reinecke, and Carl Stamitz.

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Among people born in 1854, Engelbert Humperdinck ranks 17Before him are Paul Sabatier, Milan I of Serbia, Georges Picquart, George Eastman, Albert Edelfelt, and Johannes Rydberg. After him are Paul Natorp, Léo Taxil, Paul von Rennenkampf, Georg Kerschensteiner, Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Yan Fu. Among people deceased in 1921, Engelbert Humperdinck ranks 24Before him are Matthias Erzberger, Ignác Goldziher, William II of Württemberg, Eugen Dühring, Mykola Leontovych, and `Abdu'l-Bahá. After him are Oscar Montelius, Julius Richard Petri, Antoni Grabowski, Karl von Bülow, Subramania Bharati, and Nikolay Zhukovsky.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Engelbert Humperdinck ranks 1,064 out of 7,253Before him are Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg (1511), Anthony of Saxony (1755), Hermann Kolbe (1818), Georg Friedrich Grotefend (1775), Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1757), and Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg (1830). After him are Julius Wellhausen (1844), Georg Kaiser (1878), Duke Henry of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1876), Oswald Pohl (1892), William Stern (1871), and Karl Mack von Leiberich (1752).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Engelbert Humperdinck ranks 40Before him are Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria (1724), Johann Christoph Bach (1642), Johann Mattheson (1681), Carl Friedrich Abel (1723), Wilhelmine of Prussia, Margravine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth (1709), and Hanns Eisler (1898). After him are Carl Reinecke (1824), Carl Stamitz (1745), Johann Jakob Froberger (1616), Johann van Beethoven (1740), Friedrich Kuhlau (1786), and Georg Böhm (1661).