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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 384,978 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Engelbert Humperdinck is the 231st most popular composer (up from 289th in 2019), the 894th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,075th in 2019) and the 34th 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 231 out of 1,216Before him are Lili Boulanger, Riccardo Broschi, Alexander von Zemlinsky, Franz Xaver Süssmayr, Pierre Schaeffer, and Erich Wolfgang Korngold. After him are Uzeyir Hajibeyov, Otto Nicolai, Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria, Niels Gade, Giacomo Carissimi, and Henryk Górecki.

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Among people born in 1854, Engelbert Humperdinck ranks 15Before him are Emil von Behring, Henri La Fontaine, Paul Sabatier, George Eastman, Milan I of Serbia, and Georges Picquart. After him are Johannes Rydberg, Paul Natorp, Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Paul von Rennenkampf, Moritz Moszkowski, and Albert Edelfelt. Among people deceased in 1921, Engelbert Humperdinck ranks 18Before him are Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, Nicholas I of Montenegro, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, Antoni Grabowski, and Alexander Blok. After him are William II of Württemberg, Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil, `Abdu'l-Bahá, Julius Richard Petri, Ignác Goldziher, and Eugen Dühring.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Engelbert Humperdinck ranks 894 out of 6,142Before him are Christoph Martin Wieland (1733), Bruno of Querfurt (970), Wied, Prince of Albania (1876), Hans-Dietrich Genscher (1927), Frei Otto (1925), and Gottlob Berger (1896). After him are Günther Rall (1918), Gershom Scholem (1897), Gerhard von Scharnhorst (1755), Christiane Eberhardine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth (1671), Sabine Bergmann-Pohl (1946), and Landgravine Elisabeth Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt (1635).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Engelbert Humperdinck ranks 34Before him are Louis Spohr (1784), Max Reger (1873), Johann Joachim Quantz (1697), Michael Praetorius (1571), Carl Friedrich Abel (1723), and Johann Adolph Hasse (1699). After him are Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria (1724), Carl Stamitz (1745), Johann Christoph Bach (1642), Friedrich Kuhlau (1786), Johann Mattheson (1681), and Hanns Eisler (1898).