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John, Sir Elton

Line breaks: Sir Elton John
Pronunciation: /dʒɒn
 
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Definition of John, Sir Elton in English:

(B.1947), English pop and rock singer, pianist, and songwriter; born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; full name Sir Elton Hercules John. His many hit songs include ‘Your Song’ (1970) and ‘Nikita’ (1985). His tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales, ‘Candle in the Wind’ (1997), became the highest-selling single in history.

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