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Donald Trump Talks Andrew Lloyd Webber, Plays ‘Phantom of The Opera’ at Campaign Rally

By James Knight J.knight@classicalite.com on Jan 27, 2016 06:54 PM EST

There are a lot of things that many people don’t know about Donald Trump. Like for example did you know that at all of his speeches he always leaves Box 5 open in order to appease Eric the Opera Ghost. It's true, even if there are now box seats, he has at least five of them built just to leave one open. He also plays music from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera at most of his events. That is right, Trump is a big fan of one of the longest running and most successful Broadway & West End shows ever.

The UK might be trying to ban Donald Trump, but that doesn’t curb his for English composer Andrew Lloyd Webber. Donald Trump revealed his love for all things Andrew Lloyd Webber in his 2004 book Think Like A Billionaire (via Vox):

“My favorite Broadway show is Evita by Andrew Lloyd Webber, starring Patti LuPone. I saw it six times, mostly with Ivana. Evita is not on Broadway right now, but I'm hopeful that they'll bring it back. Also, The Phantom of the Opera was great!”

What do you think about Trump using Phantom at his speeches? Does Trumps taste in music shock you? What songs would you play if you were running for President of the United States? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section at the bottom of the page.

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