Who is Elton John singing about in Candle in the Wind?

Who is Elton John singing about in Candle in the Wind?

Elton John
Candle In The Wind/Artists

Can I hear Candle in the Wind by Elton John?

“Candle in the Wind” is a threnody with music and lyrics by Elton John and Bernie Taupin. It was originally written in 1973, in honor of Marilyn Monroe, who had died 11 years earlier….Candle in the Wind.

“Candle in the Wind”
Label MCA, DJM
Songwriter(s) Elton John Bernie Taupin
Producer(s) Gus Dudgeon
Elton John singles chronology

What was Princess Diana’s favorite hymn?

Lionel Richie’s 1984 ballad ‘Hello’ was said to be Diana’s favourite ever song.

What music was at Princess Diana’s funeral?

One of Tavener’s best-known works, the Song For Athene achieved fame and significance after it was performed at the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales.

Did Elton John write a song about Marilyn Monroe?

Originally, “Candle in the Wind” was meant to celebrate another star. It its 1973 release, introduced by the words “Goodbye, Norma Jean,” Elton John and his lyricist Bernie Taupin paid tribute to Marilyn Monroe – describing not so much the film star as the turbulent life of a sensitive person destroyed by her stardom.

Who is the black guy in commercial with Elton John?

Lil Nas X
Lil Nas X stars alongside the legendary Elton John in this theatrical spot from Uber Eats, which again was an internet smash.

What year was Candle in the Wind released?

Candle In The Wind/Released

Who Sings Goodbye English Rose?

Many of those records had been sold before the introduction of the pop charts in the 1950s. Elton John performed “Goodbye, England’s Rose” only once – at Diana’s funeral – and never again.

What hymns did Princess Diana have at her wedding?

Music and songs used during the wedding included the “Prince of Denmark’s March”, “I Vow to Thee, My Country”, “Pomp and Circumstance No. 4” and the British National Anthem (“God Save the Queen”).

Was Diana buried or cremated?

Princess Diana’s final resting-place is in the grounds of Althorp Park, her family home. The original plan was for her to be buried in the family vault at the local church in nearby Great Brington, but this was changed by her brother, Earl Spencer.

Who played the organ at Princess Diana’s funeral?

Martin Neary
During the Procession of the Cortege from Kensington Palace, the Tenor Bell is tolled every minute. The service is sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey, conducted by Martin Neary, Organist and Master of the Choristers.

Who originally wrote Candle in the Wind?

Candle In The Wind/Composers