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 337,203 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Engelbert Humperdinck is the 289th most popular composer (down from 266th in 2019), the 1,075th most popular biography from Germany (down from 922nd in 2019) and the 43rd 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 289 out of 1,228Before him are Carl Reinecke, Vincent d'Indy, Nikolaus I, Prince Esterházy, Saverio Mercadante, Moritz Moszkowski, and Ralph Vaughan Williams. After him are Georg Böhm, Francesco Geminiani, Heinrich Isaac, Pierre De Geyter, Sergei Taneyev, and Dimitri Tiomkin.

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Among people born in 1854, Engelbert Humperdinck ranks 20Before him are Georges Picquart, Johannes Rydberg, Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Paul Natorp, Moritz Moszkowski, and Paul von Rennenkampf. After him are Salomon August Andrée, John Philip Sousa, Prince Louis of Battenberg, Albert Edelfelt, Léo Taxil, and Alfredo Catalani. Among people deceased in 1921, Engelbert Humperdinck ranks 23Before him are Henrietta Swan Leavitt, Julius Richard Petri, Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil, Eugen Dühring, Hermann Schwarz, and `Abdu'l-Bahá. After him are Fernand Khnopff, Nikolay Zhukovsky, Vladimir Korolenko, William II of Württemberg, Karl von Bülow, and Oscar Montelius.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Engelbert Humperdinck ranks 1,075 out of 5,289Before him are Joseph Süß Oppenheimer (1698), Emil Jellinek (1853), Hans Burgkmair (1473), Georg Friedrich Grotefend (1775), Bruno of Querfurt (970), and Princess Juliane of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1781). After him are Natalia Alexeievna (1755), Maria Sophia of Neuburg (1666), Beate Klarsfeld (1939), Johann Philipp Reis (1834), Franz Josef Strauss (1915), and Sabine Bergmann-Pohl (1946).

Among COMPOSERS In Germany

Among composers born in Germany, Engelbert Humperdinck ranks 43Before him are Carl Stamitz (1745), Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria (1724), Johann Jakob Froberger (1616), Christian Gottlob Neefe (1748), Hanns Eisler (1898), and Carl Reinecke (1824). After him are Georg Böhm (1661), Samuel Scheidt (1587), Karl Richter (1926), Ferdinand Ries (1784), Johann Schein (1586), and Alfred Einstein (1880).