Engelbert Humperdinck (singer)

English singer, recording artist; King of the Ballads

Engelbert Humperdinck (born Arnold George Dorsey; 2 May 1936) is an English pop singer and pianist.[1] His singles "Release Me" and "The Last Waltz" both topped the UK music charts in 1967. It sold more than a million copies each.[2] In North America, he also had chart successes with "After the Lovin'" (1976) and "This Moment in Time" (1979).

Engelbert Humperdinck
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Engelbert Humperdinck performing in Las Vegas, 2009
Arnold George Dorsey

(1936-05-02) 2 May 1936 (age 83)
Spouse(s)Patricia Healey (m. 1964)
Musical career
OriginLeicester, England
GenresTraditional pop, easy listening, schlager
Years active1956–present
LabelsDecca Records
Parrot Records
Epic Records
White Records


  1. Huey, Steve. "Engelbert Humperdinck". Allmusic. Retrieved 2 April 2015.
  2. "Engelbert Humperdinck". Official Charts. The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved 2 April 2015.

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