Sir Elton / Philip Norman.
Publication year: 2019
Edition: [New] edition.
Publisher: London : Pan Books, 2019.
ISBN: 9781529026177 (pbk.) :
Previous edition: London: Pan, 2001.
Elton John is one of the biggest stars in the world, a man whose extraordinary career has resulted in timeless songs and sold-out world tours. But how did the sensitive boy from Pinner, who started out pounding the piano in a pub, become such an iconic figure? Philip Norman's acclaimed biography paints a frank but sympathetic portrait, from Elton's rise to success to the attempted suicides, from Watford football club chairman to flamboyant Versace shopaholic, from the draining addictions to his turbulent personal relationships and the extraordinary moment in Westminster Abbey when 'Candle in the Wind' turned into a requiem for his friend Diana, Princess of Wales.
viii, 542 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 20 cm
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