Passengers have been moved to tears by a homeless man playing classical music on a piano flawlessly at a train station.
The man, later identified as 26-year-old Alan Donaldson, was told to leave Newcastle Central Station by police officers but refused and sat down at the piano instead.
Michael Kinnison, who saw Donaldson’s playing said on Facebook: “At first a policeman tried to stop him and told the homeless man to leave, but, eventually he let him sit at the piano.
“People, including the policeman, were stood by laughing to themselves as they watched the homeless man sit at the piano.
“However their mocking turned to shock as the man burst into a beautiful rendition of Für Elise.”
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