Sick Elton John vows to finish tour after cutting short New Zealand concert

Elton John has tearfully apologised to fans after cutting short a concert in New Zealand due to illness, with the British superstar saying he was suffering from “walking pneumonia”.

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Elton John is a singer and composer from England, UK, who has had a host of hits over a lengthy career, including greats like Rocket Man and Don’t Let The Sun Go Down on Me.

Famous for singing at his piano, Elton John has amassed a huge global fan-base.

As well as creating pop hits, the singer has been instrumental in writing lyrics and music for several musicals, for stage and screen, including the Lion King.

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