Engelbert Humperdinck

Engelbert Humperdinck

"Engelbert Humperdinck: His name comes from the famous German composer, but his voice comes from heaven…."

Engelbert Humperdinck never wanted to be a singer. A career in music, yes, but he was extraordinarily shy. The youngest boy of a family of ten children originally from Leicester, he grew up in Madras, India, where his father was stationed during World War II. Engelbert’s childhood was dominated by the love of his parents and his misery and insecurity about his appearance. He knew he could sing harmonies, but the power of his own voice... more