Elton John is a singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer from England. His songwriting partnership with lyricist and poet Bernie Taupin is one of the most famous of all time and has birthed over 30 albums. His melodic inventiveness is considered equal only to Mozart.
Madman Across the Water (1971), Honky Château (1972), and Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (1973) are considered some of the best rock records in history. John has won five Grammy Awards, two Golden Globes and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame in 1994.
His single Candle in the Wind 19997, a tribute in dedication to Diana, Princess of Wales, sold over 33 million copies universally and is the best-selling single in the history of the UK and US singles charts.