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Engelbert Humperdinck’s Wife Of 55 Years Has Alzheimer’s Disease And He Says: "I Don't Think To See A Big Man Cry Is A Bad Thing"

December 4, 2019 12:16

Music legend Engelbert Humperdinck has been happily married for 55 years and counting. After many happy years together, it was difficult for the singer to reveal that his beloved wife suffers from a serious disease. As it turns out, Patricia has Alzheimer's and sometimes she even fails to recognize her own husband.

Who is Engelbert Humperdinck married to?

Engelbert Humperdinck is one of the greatest singers of our generation. Though the star tries to live aside from the public eye and the spotlight, multiple fans never stop asking questions about his personal life. So, where is Engelbert Humperdinck now?

Humperdinck lived in a happy marriage with his wife of 55 years Patricia. The couple has four amazing children together.

In 2017, Engelbert opened up about his wife’s 10-year battle with Alzheimer's disease. Despite the sad diagnosis, the singer doesn’t stop praising his wife for her courage and incredible inner strength.

He said:

She’s doing okay now. It’s been 10 years now, it’s amazing.

Engelbert Humperdinck says: “It is Ok to cry”

In one of his interviews, Engelbert Humperdinck revealed that he devotes almost all his time to his wife helping her deal with Alzheimer's.

Patricia doesn’t always recognize her own husband and their children. Engelbert spends most of his time at home on his wife’s side.

The singer said:

It’s something that has been put upon my shoulders and it’s something you’ve got to handle. I’m caring for her in the best possible way I can.

Humperdinck added that his wife’s condition often affects his performances. There were several times when he couldn’t hold back tears on stage.

Engelbert admits:

I don't think to see a big man cry is a bad thing.

Engelbert Humperdinck helps his wife

The horrible diagnosis has changed the lives of both of them, but Engelbert Humperdinck still performs on stage. He explained that music works as a remedy for him and Patricia. The singer said:

Music is a very powerful instrument in healing. It’s helped her a lot.

Engelbert Humperdinck and his wife have spent many happy years together. Patricia is a lucky woman to be married to such a kind-hearted husband. When the spouses go through all ups and downs together hand in hand – that is true love! Do you agree? Share your thoughts in comments.

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