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Engelbert Humperdinck

Though Engelbert Humperdinck wrote significant amounts of music in a number of genres, he’s best remembered for an individual opera, Hänsel und Gretel (1893), predicated on the familiar story book. Humperdinck’s musical design is certainly infused with components of the German folk custom, however the composer’s principal influence was obviously …

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