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Sir Elton Hercules John

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Sir Elton Hercules John was educated in the Royal Academy, thanks to a scholarship that obtained in this
institution at the age of 11 years that left six years later to dedicate itself to pop music. As of
1964 it collaborate with local groups like Bluesology, where John Baldry knew the singer. As tribute to him
began to
and the saxofonista Elton Dean adopted the stage name of Elton John



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Sir Elton Hercules John was educated in the Royal Academy, thanks to a scholarship that obtained in this
institution at the age of 11 years that left six years later to dedicate itself to pop music. As of
1964 it collaborate with local groups like Bluesology, where John Baldry knew the singer. As tribute to him
began to
and the saxofonista Elton Dean adopted the stage name of Elton JohnnnIn the Sixties it participated in several
groups, but without too much success. Until in 1967 it knew the letrista and poet Bernie Taupin. Together they
achieved its first great success in 1970 with the album "Elton John" by the song "Your Song". In 1971 four
albums between the ten first of the lists of the United States were placed simultaneously, something that did
not happen from the Beatles. Also in that same Elton year it began to develop a galloping alopecia that would
later lead years to him to the wig use...The Seventies were the one of its consecration as authentic star,
began to act adorned with outlandish disguises and other usandolos adornments characteristic of glam rock in
multitudinal concerts. At that time it was great successful like Crocodile Rock (1972), Candle In The Wind
(1973) Bennie And The Jets (1973) and Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me (1974). Between 1972 and 1975, seven of
their discs entered the first positions of the lists of British sales...In 1975 it participated in
the Tommy
film, directed by Ken Russell and written by Pete Townshend, guitarist of The Who. By that time I scandalize
to the public opinion with certain declarations on its homosexualidad...When entering the decade of 1980, left
of side temporarily its relation with Taupin in addition to that moderated its image and its music, doing
it melódica. It already produced new successes like "Ím Still Standing" and Little Jeannie but with less
more
frequency, and its private life also lived some problems. The 14 of February of 1984 contracted marriage with
the engineer of sound Renata Bauer...In 1985 July, Elton John participated in the concert Live Aid made in
the
Wembley Stage of London in that also they were David Bowie, Sting, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins and Queen, among
others...In 1990 it deeply affected the death to him by AIDS of a hemophilic friend his, Ryan White. After
the
funeral it confirmed to be to treatment to surpass his addiction to the alcohol, the drugs and bulimia.
On it founded the Elton John AIDS Foundation, one of the greater nonlucrative organizations for the
1992
eradication of the AIDS, to which singles decided to destine all the benefits of his...Elton John already
renewed and more sober achieved a new success in 1994 with its participation in the sound track of King Leon
in collaboration with Tim Rice. Also it gained a Grammy and an Oscar...The murder of their friend Gianni
Versace and the death in traffic accident of his also friend Morning call of Wales supposed for Elton a strong
blow in 1997. It achieved a full success with his tribute to princess Diana, with the Candle subject in
the that broke all the records and turned out to be single more sold in the history of music...The following
Wind,
year Horseman of the Order of the British Empire was named later received a honorary Grammy by his musical
trajectory. In 2001 he recorded once again with his letrista of head Bernie Taupin, Songs From the West Coast
followed in the 2004 album number to him 43 of his race Peachtree Road. In December of 2005, Elton John
contracted marriage with its pair of 12 years ago the director of Canadian cinema David Furnish, when entering
use the new British law of homosexual civil unions.

				
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