Born: October 9, 1940
Died: December 8, 1980
Occupation: Musician, artist, writer
Biography: John Winston Ono Lennon was an English musician, singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a founder member of The Beatles, one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed acts in the history of popular music. Together with Paul McCartney, he formed one of the most celebrated songwriting partnerships of the 20th century.