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Elton John


In 1973, Elton John released the song Candle in the Wind in memory of Marilyn Monroe. In 1997 he released a re-make in honor of Princess Diana.
  a highly successful British pop singer, pianist, and songwriter (b. 1947)
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He has created a long string of hit records and musical projects over a career that is well into its fourth decade. His flamboyant fashion sense, on-stage showmanship, and public struggles with his private life have combined with his talent to make him a popular music icon.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elton_John  (retrieved 6/08)
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  • In 1973, Elton John released the song Candle in the Wind in memory of Marilyn Monroe. In 1997 he released a re-make in honor of Princess Diana.
  • My alarm went off at seven exactly, switching over to the radio, just as Elton John’s "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" was starting.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • One was Elton John.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • Their host arrived at the bottom of the stairs, appearing to Sophie no more like a knight than Sir Elton John.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code

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  • Who’s that flamboyant rock ’n’ roll chap from the ’70s—Elton John?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • Elton John?
    Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl  --  Beautiful Creatures
  • There are plenty of great candidates: "Life on Mars?" by David Bowie, "Rocket Man" by Elton John, "Alone Again (Naturally)" by Gilbert O’Sullivan.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • "When I first met John," says James Brady, a fellow climber and college friend, "he was prancing across campus in a long black cape and blue Elton John-type glasses that had a star between the lenses.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
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