Elton John awarded Légion d’honneur during farewell tour in France

British singer and songwriter Elton John, 72, was on Friday awarded the Légion d’honneur, France’s highest award of civil merit, at the hands of French President Emmanuel Macron, after a concert in Paris during what is billed as his farewell tour.

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Sir Elton John has called for more funding for Aids research and treatment after receiving the Légion d’honneur, reports The Isle of White County Press.