[ hoom-puhr-dingk; English huhm-per-dingk ]
/ ˈhʊm pərˌdɪŋk; English ˈhʌm pərˌdɪŋk /
Eng·el·bert [eng-uhl-bert; English eng-guhl-burt], /ˈɛŋ əlˌbɛrt; English ˈɛŋ gəlˌbɜrt/, 1854–1921, German composer.
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How to use Humperdinck in a sentence
Humperdinck's music reproduces, with infinite art, the tender and childlike charm of the delightful old fairy tale.
Humperdinck is the first German operatic composer of distinct individuality since the death of Wagner.
Humperdinck's melody is founded upon the Volkslied, and he uses at least one nursery tune with charming effect.
Siegfried Wagner, in spite of his parentage, seems to have founded his style principally upon that of Humperdinck.
British Dictionary definitions for Humperdinck
Engelbert (ˈɛŋəlbɛrt). 1854–1921, German composer, esp of operas, including Hansel and Gretel (1893)
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