They say that fame changes people, but sometimes, only sometimes, people change themselves – or, at least, their names, for fame. Usually the change is a practical one, such simplifying a last name that is long or difficult to pronounce, or giving an ordinary, everyday moniker a bit more pizzazz.
However, that’s not always the case. Just ask Engelbert Humperdinck, who was born Arnold George Dorsey! [Read more…]