John Lennon

  • Singer
  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

    October 9, 1940

    BIRTHPLACE

    Liverpool, England

    AGE

    81 Years Old

    GENDER

    Male

    Other Information

    Death of Date 8 December 8, 1980 (aged 40)
    Occupation Singer, songwriter, musician
    Other Name John Winston Lennon
    Years Active 1956–1980
    Nationality British
    Organization
    Founded
    Beatles
    Education Liverpool College of Art
    Height 1.79 m
    Weight 63 kg
    Children 2
    Religion secular
    Website www.johnlennon.com

    About

    English singer John Lennon was a famous songwriter, musician, and peace activist. He was the founder, co-songwriter, co-lead vocalist, and guitarist of the Beatles.

    Before Fame

    16-year-old Lennon was inspired by Elvis Presley to create the skiffle band called the Quarrymen, which later became The Beatles.

    Trivia

    In 1963 after releasing their singles “Love Me Do” and “Please Please Me”, they came to fame. John Lennon’s biggest hit, “Imagine” also made the breakthrough with his political views.

    Family Life

    He was born to Julia Lennon and Alfred Lennon, a merchant seaman. John married Cynthia Powell but within a short time, they divorced. Then he married a Japanese Yoko Ono in 1969. The English singer has two sons, John Charles Julian Lennon and Sean Taro Ono Lennon. On December 8, 1980, a one-time Beatles fan Mark David Chapman killed him for jealousy over John’s ongoing career.

    Associated with

    American singer Beyoncé performed John’s Imagine at the age of seven.

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