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Elton John World News: Elton to be Honoured in The Big Apple

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Wednesday 15 February 2006 @ 17:27 - GMT

EJW recently mentioned that our subject will appear at the Waldorf-Astoria to help raise funds for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation on April 10.

And that won't be his only New York appearance that month, according to the Fox News Channel. On the 25th, he'll an honoree of the We Are Family Foundation. Quincy Jones and Tommy Hilfiger will also be honored, as will Comcast.

This organisation was started right after 9/11 by record producer Nile Rodgers (Chic) and Nancy Hunt to educate people about racism.

Among the previous honorees have been Larry King, Court TV CEO Henry Schleiff, Dr. Maya Angelou, Peter Gabriel and muscular dystrophy advocate and poet Mattie Stepanek.