Richard Clayderman (born Philippe Pagès on 28 December 1953, Paris) is a Frenchpianist who has released numerous albums including the compositions of Paul de Senneville and Olivier Toussaint, instrumental renditions of popular music, rearrangements of movie soundtracks, ethnic music, and easy-listening arrangements of most popular works of classical music.
You cannot get to know about Richard Clayderman's music without knowing Ballade Pour Adeline to begin with. That essentially is his signature tune. The ballad was written by another French composer Paul de Senneville as a tribute to his daughter Adeline. That was back then in 1976. The album has since been sold in 38 countries, a record 22 million copies. Richard Clayderman has since recorded 1200 melodies and is set to perform in Guangzhou … more