The second-longest reign of any monarch of a sovereign state was that of Queen Elizabeth, who ruled Britain for the longest period of time.
After her father, King George VI, passed away at age 25, she was crowned Queen Regent.
Actors, musicians, sportspeople, writers, and television personalities all paid tribute to her after she died peacefully in her sleep at Balmoral Castle. Actors, musicians, athletes, writers, and celebrities all expressed their condolences.
The demise of Queen Elizabeth II was felt throughout the whole entertainment world, with Sir Elton John, Sir Michael “Mick” Jagger, Sir Paul McCartney, and Dame Helen Mirren among the notable figures who expressed their sorrow.
The monarch, who was 96 years old, passed away on Thursday in her Scottish vacation home.
Elton John, who had the closest relationship with the Royal Family of any musician, paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II at his concert in Toronto a few hours after news of her demise at the age of 96 broke on Thursday.
As part of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour, which is described as his farewell tour, Elton John performed the second of two nights in Toronto’s Rogers Centre.
“Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me,” a song by the singer-songwriter from 1974, was performed by Elton.
A year following the passing of John’s friend Princess Diana, the Queen knighted John in 1998. As a member of the Order of the Companions of Honor last year, Prince Charles has also proclaimed a musician and charitable supporter.
At his final performance in Toronto on Thursday night, Elton John paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, expressing his sadness at her demise and saying she had inspired him
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