His name comes from the 19th century Austrian composer who wrote “Hansel & Gretel.” His voice comes from heaven, and he has been a legend in the international industry for the last forty plus years with over 150 million records sold. The great Engelbert Humperdinck returns to Reno at the Silver Legacy Resort Casino on Sept. 17.
Some of the evergreen hits that belong to Humperdinck include “(Please) Release Me,” “After the Lovin,’” “Spanish Eyes,” “The Last Waltz,” “There Goes my Everything,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” and the unforgettable “Quando, Quando, Quando.” He has recorded everything from the most romantic ballads to the platinum-selling theme song for the latest “Beavis and Butthead” movie. His remarkable voice and extraordinary talent have endeared him to millions of fans around the globe with the MTV generation having just discovered the magnificent musician the rest of the world has celebrated for decades.
Romance serves as the cord of Humperdinck’s music and lasting success. He knows how to pick songs with eternal themes of love and longing, and lovers always want to hear them sung.