MWith a short concert on Hollywood Boulevard on Wednesday, pianist Lang Lang thanked him for his namesake pink star on the Mile of Fame. “Music brought me here today. And music also made me want to start playing in my homeland,” said the Chinese, recalling his childhood at the ceremony on the Walk of Fame in Shenyang, northeastern part of the country.

His father accompanied him

In his eulogy, Dickon Stainer, head of music publishing company Global Classics and Jazz, had earlier praised Lang's talent and hard work, as well as his performances in front of celebrities such as former US President Barack Obama, Pope Francis and the late Englishman. Queen Elizabeth II.

The 41-year-old pianist came to the United States in 1997 accompanied by his father. Since then, Lang has been commuting between Beijing and New York.