Sir Anthony Hopkins Hears for the first time the song he wrote 50 years ago. The Waltz.
The Oscar Award winner for the best actor in 1991 for his incredible play in the Silence Of The Lambs, Sir Anthony Hopkins was a musician and a song writer before he got into film industry. 50 years back he composed a waltz, yet was excessively perplexed, making it impossible to ever hear it play. André Rieu, the famous Dutch violinist, performs it for the first time ever.
Sir Anthony Hopkins watched the Dutch violinist André Rieu performing his song, The Waltz, the song that he had composed at the age of 19, at the prestigious Belvedere Palace in Vienna.
Sir Hopkins, and his wife Stella Arroyave, went to the debut of the piece, and The Waltz Goes On, the execution of which was met with joyful acclaim.
Sir Anthony is perceived worldwide as one of the finest screen entertainers of his era – illuminating the screen in films like Silence of the Lambs, Shadowlands and Nixon; in any case, an actuality that is less known is that he is also a great composer, and dedicates quite a bit of his life to composing music.
Watch Hopkins’ response.