Elton John

© David Shankbone

© David Shankbone


Elton John was born on the 25th of March in 1947. He is a British composer, pianist, singer, and occasional actor. In his music career, Bernie Taupin was his music partner since 1967. The two colleagues worked with the DJM label and have released more than thirty albums to date.  Elton John released his first album in 1970 that made him well-known all over the world. Some of the most prominent hits he released include Philadelphia Freedom, Island Girl, Crocodile Rock, and Your Song, among others.  In 1994, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Being one of the best artistes of the 1970s, he became very popular for his live performances. Elton John is also know for his wonderful attire and glasses/shades he wears during his performances. In 1996, he collaborated with Kiki Dee and released the hit song Don’t Go Breaking My Heart, which received international acclaim. He also formed his personal MCA-distributed label known as The Rocket Record Company.  Elton John teamed up with Laura Slatkin and came up with unique fragrances. They include the Elton John Holiday Candle and Nest-Elton Woodside Garden Candle. Elton John is known for wearing Creed Royal Water.