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.
|Full name at birth||
John Winston Lennon Stanley
|Claim to fame||
|Date of birth||
9 October 1940
|Place of birth||
Liverpool, Merseyside, North West England, UK
|Date of death||
8 December 1980
40 (age at death)
|Place of death||
The Dakota, New York City, New York, USA
|Cause of death||
Murdered by gunshot
Ashes scattered in Central Park, New York City
Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Bassist, Record Producer, Writer, Artist, Peace Activist
5' 11" (180 cm)
Liverpool College of Art, Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK
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