Sir Elton John was seen in a wheelchair days before he joins the all-star cast for the Queen’s Jubilee concert.
Sir Elton John was spotted in a wheelchair days before he joins the all-star cast for the Queen’s Jubilee concert.
The Rocket Man singer, 75, was photographed as he arrived at Leipzig Airport on Sunday as he was returning home to Nice on the Côte d’Azur.
During his visit to Germany, Sir Elton performed two concerts in Frankfurt and Leipzig as part of his extended Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour.
The musician was seen before the flight getting out of the car and sitting in a wheelchair.
Wearing a Gucci tracksuit, the star looked frail as one of his team members pushed him into the terminal.
It comes just days before Elton is due to play alongside big names including Queen with Adam Lambert to open the star-studded Platinum Jubilee concert on Saturday night.
Sir Elton John recorded a special performance and other stars such as Alicia Keys, Craig David, Duran Duran, Andrea Bocelli will also perform.
This comes after The Sun reported that Sir Elton was still finding time to work on new music, less than six months after the release of his previous album. isolation sessions.
A source said: “The last few years have given Elton’s career a new lease of life. It started with his movie rocket man, then Cold heart with Dua Lipa took it to the next level, taking it to the top spot.
“A few years ago he said that he was not interested in making new music, but in the last 12 months everything has changed. The new generation fell in love with him and he has never been more in demand.”
During his career, Elton has released a staggering 31 studio albums, as well as a number of live recordings and compilations.
Speaking this month, Elton said: “I have been in this industry for a long time, over 50 years. Even after all this time, you are still in awe when you hear your new music live for the first time. The fact that I have reached a whole new generation of listeners is very important to me.”
Meanwhile, Rod Stewart, 77, was photographed on Wednesday at a rehearsal in front of Buckingham Palace.
He previously said: “Queen Elizabeth has provided the United Kingdom with incredible service over the past 70 years and I am delighted to be able to join her in celebrating her Platinum Jubilee at the Palace Party.
“She showed the world what a special person she is and how lucky we are to have her.
“It will be a significant event.”
Stars of stage, screen and sports will appear at the event and in films, including Sir David Attenborough, Emma Radukanou, David Beckham, Stephen Fry, Dame Julie Andrews, The Royal Ballet and British former Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds.
The evening will focus on Her Majesty’s amazing achievements in fashion, sports, the environment, pop music and musicals.
There will be performances from The Phantom of the Opera, Hamilton, Six, The Lion King as well as Joseph and the amazing multicolored dream cloak.
Motown Royals Diana Ross will close the show with her first UK live performance in 15 years.
She says: “I have had the privilege of meeting the Queen many times in my life, including when I was with my family.
“Her Majesty has been and continues to be such an incredible inspiration to so many people around the world and I was delighted to be invited to speak on such a momentous and historic occasion.”
This story originally appeared on Sun and is published here with permission.