Legendary entertainer and singer of love songs, Engelbert Humperdinck is unstoppable. He was seen going toe-to-toe at the 2012 Eurovision Song contest in Baku, Azerbaijan, as representing the United Kingdom, with the beautiful ballad “Love Will Set You Free” and heading straight for the finals, proving that age is nothing but a number. In Engelbert’s case, he is 76 going on 20. And a voice as everlasting as his hit songs: “Release Me,” “After the Lovin’,” ”The Last Waltz,” “A Man Without Love.”
Born Arnold George Dorsey, on 2 May 1936 in Madras, India, his stage name Engelbert Humperdinck comes from the 1911 century, Austrian composer who wrote “Hansel & Gretel.” His voice, most of his fans will agree, comes from heaven, with a stellar career spanning over forty years, selling 150 million records, worldwide.