Richard Clayderman is a French pianist who rose to fame in the 1970s and 1980s with his signature romantic style of playing the piano. He has sold over 150 million albums worldwide, making him one of the most successful pianists of all time. Clayderman’s music is known for its emotional impact, often combining classical pieces with popular songs and film themes. Many of his songs have become well-known classics, including “Ballade Pour Adeline” and “Love Story”. Clayderman’s music has also been used in numerous films and television shows, adding to his popularity and recognition around the world.