Elton John Hopes to Set Up Memorabilia Museum


Elton John


'Instead of doing a biography or autobiography, you see my life through objects and you get to see the wonderful photographs I've collected over the years,' the Brit star shares his plan.

Elton John dreams of establishing a museum to display his private photography collection and personal memorabilia to the public. The "Rocket Man" has amassed a huge amount of artwork over the years, and stores it all in two massive warehouses in London, along with mementos from his long music career.

But he wants the British public to enjoy the items - and one day hopes to set up a museum where the collectibles can go on show. Sir Elton tells Britain's "The One Show", "I've got two (warehouses). They've got old stage costumes, sets pianos, all the memorabilia. It's quite a lot. I've got to decide what to do with that."

"I've always wanted to leave my photography collection to the nation - (husband) David (Furnish) and I probably have the largest private photography collection in the world, or one of them. There isn't a photography museum in England, there should be and I'd love to leave all the photographs to the nation and the memorabilia at the same time, so create a museum where you see my life."

"Instead of doing a biography or autobiography, you see my life through objects and you get to see the wonderful photographs I've collected over the years. I'd love to do that but you have to find a space and get it funded - it's one thing saying you'll do it but it's quite complicated."

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Jamie Foxx Dumps Katie Holmes Over Her Scientology Drama
  2. Robert De Niro Has a Blowout Fight With Wife Grace Hightower
  3. Kris Jenner Is Ready to Fight for Full Custody of Rob's Daughter Dream
  4. Khloe Kardashian Is 'Begging' Tristan Thompson to Propose
  5. Kylie Jenner and Tyga Make Out in Front of Son Cairo and Other Kids
  6. Karlie Kloss Flashes Major Sideboob as She Goes Braless at a Charity Event
  7. Prince Harry Plans to Move to the U.S. Once He Marries Meghan Markle
  8. Cheryl Shows Off Bulging Baby Bump as She Officially Announces Pregnancy
  9. Angelina Jolie Backtracks Her Comment After She's Warned to Stop Trashing Brad Pitt
  10. Kim Kardashian Suffers Nip Slip in Racy Corset Top

CELEBS PHOTO