John Winston Ono Lennon MBE (born John Winston Lennon; 9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the band the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. With Paul McCartney, he formed a celebrated songwriting partnership.
Born and raised in Liverpool, as a teenager Lennon became involved in the skiffle craze; his first band, the Quarrymen, evolved into the Beatles in 1960. When the group disbanded in 1970, Lennon embarked on a solo career that produced the critically acclaimed albums John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band and Imagine, and iconic songs such as "Give Peace a Chance" and "Working Class Hero". After his marriage to Yoko Ono in 1969, he changed his name to John Ono Lennon. Lennon disengaged himself from the music business in 1975 to… Read all
|Area||United Kingdom [GB]|
Birth: Oct 09 1940 (Liverpool)
Death: Dec 08 1980 (Manhattan)
|Member of||Beatles (to Apr 10 1970), Plastic Ono Band|
|Father of||Sean Lennon, Julian Lennon|
|Married with||Yoko Ono (from Mar 20 1969 to Dec 08 1980), Cynthia Powell (from Aug 23 1962 to 1969)|
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|Wikipedia (IT)||http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/John Lennon|
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