John Lennon

John Lennon

Born: January 01, 1970

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: When asked if they wouldn't sing because they couldn't, in a press conference at John F. Kennedy Airport (7 February 1964)

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Source/Notes: Commenting on American Football, in interview with Howard Cosell on ABC Television (December 1974)
Source/Notes: As quoted in The Philadelphia Inquirer (10 December 1980)

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