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Engelbert Humperdinck, a German composer.

Description: Pianist, Composer, Germany
Known For: Best known for his opera - "Hänsel and Grete" 1891
Instruments: Piano
Music Styles: Classical
Web Site: http://www.bach-cantatas.com/Lib/Humperdinck-Engelbert.htm
Date Born: 1st September 1854
Location Born: Siegburg
Date Died: 27th September 1921
Location Died: Neustrelitz
Cause Of Death: Heart Attack
Memorial: Shortly before his death in 1921, Humperdinck developed a hearing affliction and remained partially deaf for the remainder of his life.
Summary: In 1914 Humperdinck seems to have applied for the post of director of the New South Wales Conservatorium of Music in Sydney, but with the outbreak of World War I it became unthinkable for a German to hold this position.
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