Eric Clapton is one of the most heart-filling artists. He was born on 30 March 1945 and he is an English rock and blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist.
He is one of the most important and influential guitarists in the world.
Tears in Heaven is a song written by Eric Clapton and Will Jennings and it has a very sad story behind. The song is written in the memory of Eric’s four-year-old son, Conor. It has a length of 4:36 minutes and it belongs to the soft rock genre. Tears in Heaven is part of Eric’s album named Single.
Tears in Heaven was released in January 1992 and it was Eric’s best-selling single in the US, that reached number two on the Billboard Hot 100.
The song won many prices and was nominated for a lot more, for example, three Grammy Awards – Best Male Pop Vocal Performance, Song of the Year, and Record of the Year. It was also number 362 on the list of "The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time", in 2004.
Eric’s 4-year-old son died in 1991, after falling from the 53rd-floor window of a New York City apartment. This tragedy brought Eric in a very bad state, but after isolating himself a period, he began working again. Writing Tears in Heaven helped him with his grief and helped him move on.
The free Tears in Heaven piano sheet music was also performed by many other artists like Ozzy Osbourne in 2005, Mary J. Blige, Pink, Gwen Stefani, Rod Stewart, Andrea Bocelli, and many others.
Looking into the composition of the free Tears in Heaven piano sheets, we learn that Eric did not use so many electrical instruments; he chose more like drums, voice, guitar, clarinet, and flute.
You can find the free sheets on our website and use them to learn and play at your piano at home.