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Humperdinck brings world-renowned talent to suburbs

August 21, 2015

Engelbert Humperdinck is a powerhouse. He performed on "The Late Show with David Letterman," sang "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the 1996 Daytona 500, and has performed in the most prestigious venues across the world.

He could go anywhere. And he's coming here.

Humperdinck will perform 8 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Rialto Square Theater in Joliet.

With over 150 million records sold, Humperdinck has found success with audiences around the world. The Golden Globe Award-winning singer's top hits include "Release Me," "The Last Waltz" and the American favorite "After the Lovin'."

His career has been defined by variety, writing songs for charities, including the American Red Cross, while contributing to the soundtrack of 1996 film "Beavis and Butt-head Do America."

Crossing genres, Humperdinck has collaborated with Tony Bennett, Elton John and Grammy Living Legend Award-winner Smokey Robinson, who performed at the Genesee Theatre in 2014.

The Rialto Square Theatre is located at 102 N. Chicago St., Joliet. For more information, contact rialtosquare.com.

Troy Kelleher is a freelance writer.

Engelbert Humperdinck

Aug. 21

Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago St., Joliet

Tickets: Sold out

Information: 815-726-6600 or rialtosquare.com

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/lifestyles/ct-nvs-engelbert-humperdinck-st-0821-20150820-story.html

 

Engelbert Interview on Australia's Sunrise

August 12, 2015

On This Day: 25 Years Ago

July 31, 2015

 

Caring crooner Engelbert Humperdinck is backing the battle to save an old people's home from closure.

The international singing superstar turned up at De Montfort House, Narborough Road, Leicester, on Saturday, to show his support.

He said: "It is absolutely vital that this place stays open, because it provides such a marvellous service for the elderly.

"I've been really touched by the standard of care here. When you get old, you need expert help and the company of others in the same situation. Loneliness is a terrible thing."

De Montfort House, which caters for 51 residents, is one of four homes in Leicestershire that the County Council are considering closing down.

The council claims De Montfort, like the three others shortlisted, has a high level of vacancies, unsuitable accommodation, a bad location and is in a poor state of repair.

But Mrs Wendy Derbyshire, whose father lives at the home, said:

"We're determined to fight this all the way. My dad loves it here and doesn't want to move because of the friendly atmosphere."

She added that a decision will be taken on the home's future in November. Already a 600-strong petition has been handed to officials at County Hall.

By Leicester Mercury  |  Posted: July 30, 2015

http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/Day-25-Years-Ago/story-27514601-detail/story.html

 

Engelbert Humperdinck - Live In South Africa November 2015

July 28, 2015

Legendary Engelbert Humperdinck will be performing in South Africa at the Grand Arena, Cape Town for one show only on 21 November, followed by two shows at the Teatro at Montecasino on 24 and 25 November. Shows begin at 20h00 and tickets are now on sale at www.showtime.co.za

http://www.broadwayworld.com/…/Engelbert-Humperdinck-Return…

‪#‎Humperdinck‬ ‪#‎LiveInConcert‬ ‪#‎SouthAfrica‬

 

Engelbert Humperdinck films at Westgate; tours Graceland presents ELVIS: THE EXHIBITION

July 24, 2015

Las Vegas Informer, July 23, 2015

Legendary international superstar Engelbert Humperdinck was at the Westgate for three days last week filming segments for a documentary being produced about his life and his 50-year career. The handsome entertainer with the golden voice, who still tours the world playing to sold-out crowds, filmed scenes on the stage of the main showroom, where he was a major headliner attraction for nearly a decade when the hotel was the Las Vegas Hilton.

Engelbert also toured Graceland presents ELVIS: THE EXHIBITION at the hotel and filmed a segment there as well. He and Elvis were good friends and they often attended each other’s shows and spent time together backstage. Elvis confided to his bodyguard that Engelbert was “like the twin brother he had lost at birth.” Indeed, the two bore a striking resemblance to each other and even dressed similarly on stage. But Engelbert had the unique hairstyle first- he came on the music scene and gained recognition with his unusual name and his long black sideburns, the latter of which Elvis “stole” from Engelbert, which Engelbert enjoys teasing about today. The tour of the museum was very nostalgic for him and he enjoyed it immensely.

Engelbert just returned from a tour of England, Israel, and Belgium and he heads to Chile next week to perform.

http://lasvegas.informermg.com/2015/07/23/engelbert-humperdinck-films-westgate-tours-graceland-presents-elvis-exhibition/

 

 

The 12 best musical acts to come out of Leicester

June 24, 2015

BBC Leicester Interview

June 22, 2015

Check Out Release Me In The New Audi Advert!

June 17, 2015

Engelbert Humperdinck receives new Seat of Learning tribute

June 09, 2015

Doctor of Music recognised by fan base with gift to University of Leicester Library

Posted by ap507 at May 01, 2015 11:59 AM , University of Leicester

Fans of Engelbert Humperdinck have honoured his 50 years in the music industry by sponsoring a reader's chair for the David Wilson Library.

The chair will be placed on the top floor of the Library where 2 other chairs - donated to mark Engelbert's 40 and 45 years in the industry - are already located.

Members of the 'Engelbert in the UK' fan club are keen to celebrate the singer's tremendous international contribution by making the gift to the University based in his home city of Leicester.

Engelbert was honoured by the University of Leicester in 2006 when he was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Music.

University Librarian Caroline Taylor said: "We’re delighted that members of the Engelbert in the UK fan club have chosen to sponsor a third Library chair in honour of Engelbert Humperdinck's amazing 50 years in the music industry. This will be a source of pride and inspiration to the many generations of students who will use the chairs over the coming years."

The Vitra's Visavis 2 chair was selected in consultation with the University's students - not only is this a design classic, but it is also very comfortable for long periods of study.

http://www2.le.ac.uk/news/blog/2015-archive-1/may/engelbert-humperdinck-receives-new-seat-of-learning-tribute#.VXcqgwon2Lc.facebook

 

 

Watch Engelbert as he joins Loose Women in the UK to discuss his UK tour that starts tomorrow in Birmingham!

May 27, 2015

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Discography

Warmest Christmas WishesWarmest Christmas Wishes
The Complete Decca Studio AlbumsThe Complete Decca Studio Albums
Engelbert Humperdinck - 50Engelbert Humperdinck - 50
Christmas CDChristmas CD
Runaway CountryRunaway Country
Engelbert CallingEngelbert Calling
ReleasedReleased
We Made It Happen/SweetheartWe Made It Happen/Sweetheart
My Love/King of HeartsMy Love/King of Hearts
Legacy of Love Disc 2Legacy of Love Disc 2
Legacy of Love Disc 1Legacy of Love Disc 1
The Winding Road The Winding Road
An Introduction to Engelbert HumperdinckAn Introduction to Engelbert Humperdinck
Totally Amazing Totally Amazing
Best of Engelbert Humperdinck: The Millenium CollectionBest of Engelbert Humperdinck: The Millenium Collection
GoldGold
Let There Be Love Let There Be Love
Love Songs and BalladsLove Songs and Ballads
His Greatest Love Songs His Greatest Love Songs
Release MeRelease Me
Always Hear the Harmony: The Gospel Sessions Always Hear the Harmony: The Gospel Sessions
Engelbert Humperdinck Live Engelbert Humperdinck Live
Definition of Love Definition of Love
You Belong to My Heart You Belong to My Heart
Love is the Reason [DM]Love is the Reason [DM]
Red Sails in the Sunset Red Sails in the Sunset
I Want to Wake Up With You I Want to Wake Up With You
It’s All in the Game It’s All in the Game
Original Gold Vol. 2Original Gold Vol. 2
Original Gold Vol. 1Original Gold Vol. 1
Evening with Engelbert Humperdinck & the Royal Philharmonic OrchestraEvening with Engelbert Humperdinck & the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
An Evening with Engelbert Humperdinck An Evening with Engelbert Humperdinck
#1 Love Songs of All Time#1 Love Songs of All Time
At His Very BestAt His Very Best
The Engelbert Humperdinck Collection The Engelbert Humperdinck Collection
Live at the Royal Albert HallLive at the Royal Albert Hall
In the Still of the Night: 20 Beautiful Love SongsIn the Still of the Night: 20 Beautiful Love Songs
Dance Album [Bonus Track]Dance Album [Bonus Track]
The Best of Engelbert Humperdinck Live The Best of Engelbert Humperdinck Live
Merry Christmas with Engelbert HumperdinckMerry Christmas with Engelbert Humperdinck
Evening with Engelbert Humperdinck 2 [Live] Evening with Engelbert Humperdinck 2 [Live]
Evening with Engelbert Humperdinck 1 [Live]Evening with Engelbert Humperdinck 1 [Live]
The Dance AlbumThe Dance Album
16 Most Requested Songs16 Most Requested Songs
From the HeartFrom the Heart
FeelingsFeelings
Live in JapanLive in Japan
After DarkAfter Dark
You are So BeautifulYou are So Beautiful
Sings BalladsSings Ballads
The Magic of ChristmasThe Magic of Christmas
Magic NightMagic Night
Engelbert Humperdinck Sings the ClassicsEngelbert Humperdinck Sings the Classics
Love UnchainedLove Unchained
Christmas EveChristmas Eve
Engelbert I Love YouEngelbert I Love You
Step into My LifeStep into My Life
An Evening with Engelbert HumperdinckAn Evening with Engelbert Humperdinck
Yours: Quiereme MuchoYours: Quiereme Mucho
YoursYours
Hello Out ThereHello Out There
Engelbert Heart of GoldEngelbert Heart of Gold
Step into My LifeStep into My Life
Love is the ReasonLove is the Reason
Live in Concert/All of MeLive in Concert/All of Me
Remember I Love YouRemember I Love You
Getting SentimentalGetting Sentimental
You and Your LoverYou and Your Lover
Misty BlueMisty Blue
Don't You Love Me Anymore?Don't You Love Me Anymore?
A Merry Christmas with Engelbert HumperdinckA Merry Christmas with Engelbert Humperdinck
Love’s Only LoveLove’s Only Love
Engelbert Sings the HitsEngelbert Sings the Hits
This Moment in TimeThis Moment in Time
Love LettersLove Letters
The Last of the RomanticsThe Last of the Romantics
A Time For UsA Time For Us
Engelbert Sings For YouEngelbert Sings For You
Christmas TymeChristmas Tyme
MiraclesMiracles
After the Lovin’After the Lovin’
The World of Engelbert HumperdinckThe World of Engelbert Humperdinck
Engelbert Humperdinck His Greatest HitsEngelbert Humperdinck His Greatest Hits
My LoveMy Love
Engelbert King of HeartsEngelbert King of Hearts
In TimeIn Time
Live at the Riviera Las VegasLive at the Riviera Las Vegas
Another Time, Another PlaceAnother Time, Another Place
SweetheartSweetheart
We Made It HappenWe Made It Happen
Engelbert HumperdinckEngelbert Humperdinck
EngelbertEngelbert
A Man Without LoveA Man Without Love
Last WaltzLast Waltz
Release MeRelease Me