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King of schmaltz plays the waltz

Charismatic Andre Rieu conducts a 60-strong orchestra that excels in 'light music', writes GEOFFREY EU
Apr 11, 2014 6:00 AM

HE performs in sold-out stadiums across the globe, has dozens of CDs, DVDs and TV specials to his name and over a million followers on Facebook. With his shoulder-length curls and rock-star demeanour, 64-year-old Andre Rieu looks every inch the music celebrity - except he wears designer tuxedos