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Humperdinck, Engelbert

Line breaks: Engel|bert Hum¦per|dinck
Pronunciation: /ˈhʌmpədɪŋk
, ˈhʊm-/

Definition of Humperdinck, Engelbert in English:

( 1854–1921), German composer. Influenced by Wagner, he is remembered as the composer of the opera Hänsel und Gretel (1893).

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