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Elton john

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  • 1.  
  • 2. Sir Elton John
  • 3.
    • Reginald Kenneth Dwight, the birth name of Elton John, was born on 25th March 1947 in London. An English rock singer-songwriter, composer, pianist and occasional actor. In his four-decade career John has sold more than 250 million records
  • 4.
    • When he was 11 years old he studied at the Royal Academy of Music learning classic piano. His grandmother had played the piano since she was 3 years old.
  • 5.
    • He began his career playing the piano in some pubs oin London when he was a teenager singing songs of Ray Charles and others.
  • 6.
    • At 1970 he met Bernie Taupin. Bernie wrote the lyrics and Elton wrote the melody and together they composed the songs which launched them to success, “Your Song” .
  • 7.
    • IT´S A LITTLE BIT FUNNY THIS FEELING I´M NOT ONE OF THOSE WHO CAN EASILY HIDE I DON´T HAVE MUCH MONEY BUT BOY IF IDID I´D BUY A BIG HOUSE WHERE WE BOTH COULD LIVE. AND YOU CAN TELL EVERYBODY THIS IS YOUR SONG IT MAY BE QUITE SIMPLE BUT NOW THAT IT´S DONE I HOPE YOU DON´T MIND I HOPE YOU DON´T MIND THAT I PUT DOWN IN WORDS HOW WONDERFUL LIFE IS WHILE YOU´RE IN THE WORLD .
    Inside MUCH MONEY YOUR SONG YOU DON´T MIND YOU´RE IN THE WORLD.
  • 8.
    • Elton and Bernie wrote fantastic songs like, Rocket Man, The bitch is back and others. Also, "Candle in the Wind", which broke all records and proved to be the biggest selling single in music history.
  • 9.
    • The following year he was named Knight of the Order of the British Empire .
  • 10.
    • Elton John wrote the songs for the 1994 Disney animated film “The Lion King”. At the 67th Academy Awards ceremony, “The Lion King” provided three of the five nominees for the Academy Award for Best Song, which John won with "Can You Feel the Love Tonight".
  • 11.
    • He has been heavily involved in the fight against AIDS since the late 1980s, and In 1992, he established the Elton John AIDS Foundation. Elton do a lot of concerts to raise money to fight against aids.
  • 12.
    • In 2009 he performed an incredible show called The Red Piano Show designed by David LaChapele. He played his most popular songs with a red piano. In this tour, he performed in Barcelona.
  • 13.
    • Elton John married hid partner David Furnish in 2003 and in 2010 they adopted their first son called Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John. His godmother is Lady Gaga.
  • 14. Goodbye yellow brick road!