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Engelbert Humperdinck News

Engelbert Humperdinck flops at Eurovision Song Contest 2012

Veteran crooner finishes second bottom at European signing competition

  • May 27, 2012

Engelbert Humperdinck unveils UK's Eurovision song

Lana Del Rey songwriter pens track for veteran crooner

  • Mar 19, 2012

Engelbert Humperdinck to represent UK at Eurovision Song Contest 2012

75-year-old crooner says it's an 'absolute honour' to be chosen

  • Mar 2, 2012

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May 04, 2014 London Palladium London

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Engelbert Humperdinck Music Videos

Konigskinder (The King's Children): Koenigskinder: Overture Play Video

Konigskinder (The King's Children): Koenigskinder: Overture

German Romantic Overtures. Watch the official Konigskinder (The King's Children): Koenigskinder: Overture video by Humperdinck, Engelbert in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists...

Eurovision star Engelbert Humperdinck is already a winner (17/05/2012) Play Video

Eurovision star Engelbert Humperdinck is already a winner (17/05/2012)

With less than 10 days to go before Eurovision 2012, British entrant Engelbert Humperdinck is already a winner, thanks to the Official Charts Company. Engelbert, who was the guest of honour at The BPI's annual Rock...

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Engelbert Humperdinck Reviews

The Dance Album

The Dance Album

For an aging '70s crooner whom The Kids will no doubt dismiss either as a new kind of Teletubby or that two-headed fella from [I][B]The Hitch-Hiker's Guide To The Galaxy[/B][/I], there are two paths t

  • Jan 20, 1999

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Engelbert Humperdinck Biography

Engelbert Humperdinck (born Arnold George Dorsey; 2 May 1936) is an British Indian pop singer, best known for his UK number-one hits "Release Me" and "The Last Waltz", as well as "After the Lovin'" and "A Man Without Love".

Born in Madras, India, Dorsey moved to Leicester, England, as a child with his family, where he took an early interest in music. Initially playing the saxophone in nightclubs, he soon started singing, releasing his first single, "I'll Never Fall in Love Again", in 1958. After struggling with tuberculosis, in the mid-1960s Dorsey returned to his musical career, adopting the stage name "Engelbert Humperdinck" after the German 19th-century composer of operas. Signed to Decca Records, he gained early success in Belgium after representing England in the 1966 Knokke song contest there. On his return, he released a string of singles that proved commercially successful, both domestically and in the United States. Gaining a devoted fan following, he also fronted a short-lived television series, The Engelbert Humperdinck Show.

Ever since, Humperdinck has continued producing music, to varying critical and commercial success. He represented the United Kingdom in the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2012, in Baku, Azerbaijan, with Love Will Set You Free, where he came in 25th place out of 26 with 12 points.

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