Music is very important to Meghan Markle. When she ran her now blinded lifestyle blog, The Tig, she spoke openly about the fact that she woke up in the morning with a playlist with which she could start every day in the right way. When Markle and Prince Harry married in May 2018, music was a central part of their wedding ceremony and reception.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex had the Kingdom Gospel choir perform on their big day actor Idris Elba acted as the DJ at their wedding reception, and Markle’s favorite song “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” by Whitney Houston also played at different times during the evening parties . Elton John, a good relative of the British royal family, also performed at the reception. Has the Duchess of Sussex contacted the ‘Tiny Dancer‘ legend for an extra special favor?
Did Meghan Markle ask Elton John to give Baby Sussex piano lessons?
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry expect the birth of their first child, Baby Sussex in just a few short weeks. The royal expectant parents are already looking forward to giving their bundle of joy the best possible life. Just like Baby Sussex’s cousins – Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis – the little one will certainly be involved in a lot of activities.
The Sun reports that Markle approached legendary musician Elton John to give Baby Sussex piano lessons as they get older. The royal insider explained: “Meghan and Harry love Elton and loved him singing at their wedding. Meghan said he is the perfect person to teach their child the piano. He apparently said he would like to do that Music is hugely important to both Meghan and Elton, so who better?! “
Elton John was very close friends with Princess Diana
Elton John was very close to Prince Harry’s mother, Princess Diana, whom he met at Prince Andrew’s 21st birthday party in 1981. In fact – the musician played and the late Princess’ funeral and has remained very close to Prince Harry over the years. He remembered that he had first met the red-haired prince and said:
I first met an extremely shy and sweet Prince Harry during a private lunch at Kensington Palace, who gave his mother Princess Diana for Gianni Versace and me many years ago. What a joy it was to see that boy grow who experienced the warmth, sense of humor and courage of his mother to stand up and defend the causes he really believes in.
Elton John loved performing at Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s wedding
To perform at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, John canceled his Las Vegas performance. According to The Sun, The Rocket Man sang “Your Song, Circle of Life,” “I’m Still Standing” and “Tiny Dance.” He added the words “LA lady” as a nod to the duchess’s career.
Shortly after the event, the music legend gurgled: “It was very, very beautiful to be there. To have a black gospel choir, a multiracial bride, a black cellist who was great, a preacher – it felt like a party, and it felt like progress had been made, thank goodness, thank goodness.