What are Elton John's Influences

Elton John

Elton John, a British, internationally famous pianist, singer and songwriter, was born on March 25, 1947 in Middlesex, England. His real name is Reginald Kenneth Dwight. With a total of four decades of commercial success, it is a household name in British music. In total, Elton John has sold 400 million records - 300 million albums and 100 million singles. In 1998 the American Billboard magazine named him the greatest seller of solo albums of all time - a sign of the great influence that the artist has exerted on the entire music scene. His success speaks for itself: Elton John is an excellent one pianist and Rock star, has a wide range of voices and a very skilled left hand, not to mention his incredible talent for improvisation, which inspires the audience from one piece to the next. Elton John's songs are shaped by many different musical influences: Gospel, Boogie woogie piano, jazz, skirt, pop and Country. The singer has been a symbol of the musical landscape for over 40 years and has enriched the culture of several generations with hit albums such as "Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy", "Blue Moves" and "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road". Many of his singles such as "They know it's Christmas", "Something About the Way You Look Tonight", "Nikita", "Candle in the Wind" and "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" are musical monuments to this day, spanning several generations. Impress your audience by using our piano sheet music for Elton John's most famous titles such as “Your song“, „Song for Guy" and "Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word" play.