Elton John

Born: March 25, 1947
Pinner, Middlesex, England
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Elton John was the most popular pop artist to come out of the 70's. With hits in every single year from 1970 to 1996, Elton John has also sold a lot of albums.

Elton began his long music career with piano lessons at the age of four. By eleven years old, he had won a scholarship to a prestigious arts academy, and graduated with honors. After school, he began joining bands, playing solo shows, and running as an errand boy for a publishing house in London. One day after an audition for a vocalist position in a band, John picked up some lyrics written by Bernie Taupin. He took them home and wrote some music to them, and corresponded with him.



Instruments Played / Skills:
Vocals Songwriter Piano

Genres:
Pop/Top40 Soft Rock

Elton John Has Worked With:
Daryl Dragon Yoko Ono John Jorgenson Malcolm Tomlinson

Artists That Were Influenced By Elton John:
Fiona Apple Kid Rock
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