John Lennon

John Lennon

Born: October 9, 1940

Died: December 8, 1980

Nationality: English

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.

Source/Notes: As quoted in Guitar Player (1 August 2004), and in Pax Patter at ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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Source/Notes: Published in England's Evening Standard newspaper, 4 March 1966, as part of an interview with Maureen Cleave.

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