during his career given concerts. After more than five decades on the stage, the musician, who lives in Los Angeles with his husband and two sons, wants to retire and spend time with his family. 2018 he had started his big farewell tour, which then had to be interrupted due to illness and corona. The tour was dubbed “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” in reference to one of his biggest hits.
Another show is planned for Sunday in Leipzig. 2018 there should be a few final appearances in Germany, for example in Hamburg and Munich. In the Bavarian capital he actually already 2019 said goodbye to the German audience.
“You are forever in my heart, thank you Frankfurt, thank you Germany,” the musician called out shortly before the end of his show in the Main metropolis, where he first 1970 had performed in the Centennial Hall. At the very end he plays “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” and there was thunderous applause from the audience. It was probably the very last appearance of the great Elton John in Hesse. (dpa)
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