Engelbert Humperdinck

Engelbert Humperdinck

[hoom-puhr-dingk; Eng. huhm-per-dingk]
Humperdinck, Engelbert, 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.
Engelbert Humperdinck has been the name of two notable people:

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