John Lennon

John Lennon

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John Lennon

John Winston Ono Lennon MBE (born John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an English singer, songwriter and peace activist who gained worldwide fame as the founder, co-lead vocalist, and rhythm guitarist of the Beatles. His songwriting partnership with Paul McCartney remains the most successful in history. In 1969, he started the Plastic Ono Band with his second wife, Yoko Ono. After the Beatles disbanded in 1970, Lennon continued as a solo artist.

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Full name at birth
John Winston Lennon Stanley
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Claim to fame
The Beatles
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Date of birth
9 October 1940
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Place of birth
Liverpool, Merseyside, North West England, UK
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Date of death
8 December 1980
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Age
40 (age at death)
Place of death
The Dakota, New York City, New York, USA
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Cause of death
Murdered by gunshot
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Resting place
Ashes scattered in Central Park, New York City
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Occupation
Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Bassist, Record Producer, Writer, Artist, Peace Activist
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PERSONAL DETAILS

Height
5' 11" (180 cm)
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Distinctive feature
  • He played on guitar, piano, harmonica, harmonium, elecronic organ, six-string bass
  • He gets his middle name from Prime Minister Winston Churchill
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Pets
Bernard (Dog - a present he gave to Cynthia in early 1968)
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Net worth
$800,000,000 USD
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High school
  • Dovedall Primary School, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
  • Quarry Bank High School, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
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University
Liverpool College of Art, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
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