Elton John Biography Essay

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At sixty-eight years old, and with over forty musical albums, Elton John is still standing and touring. Many artist come and go but Elton John has remained a popular musical icon because of his talent and because of his contributions to organizations as well as friends.

“Elton John was born on March 25, 1947, in England, Elton John’s unique blend of pop and rock styles turned him into one of the biggest music icons of the 20th century.”, Biography.com stated. Elton John is full of talent, he learned how to play the piano when he was only four years old. John even won a scholarship to a youth program called Royal Academy Of Music in London. Although John had a difficult relationship with his father Stanley Dwight who was a member of the Royal Air Force. His parents got divorced when he was a teenager, and he and his father argued about John's future. John wanted to pursue music as a career while his father not being very supportive. “In 1967, John answered an ad for a songwriter for Liberty Records. He got the job soon and teamed up with lyricist Bernie Taupin.” Biography.com stated. John immediately grew a fan base and started selling top albums at the time.

According to Biography.com, "he excelled in music from a young age, and released his first
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Popular songs from Elton John are “Your song, Tiny Dancer, Rocket Man, etc.”, telegraph.co.uk stated. Which were including in the top charts in the 1970’s and 80’s. Of course John still makes music and has top 40 hit singles, according to encyclopedia.com. Elton John has worked in the movie industry as well. Such as Ted 2 and the Lion King, imdb.com stated. Which is incredible not many artist out there have made a tremendous impact on society because many artist just care about the money and fame. When Elton John is different and how he actually helps people and makes contributions and making his own foundation to help people who suffer from

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