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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 30 Sep 1988
  • Address:
    1776 Vine St
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 36th
    Monthly Average: 24th
  • Notes: Star was moved to in front of Capital Records from further north on Vine in Dec 2009

John Lennon

Previous star: Beverly Bayne

Biography

John Lennon, 1969

Source: Wikipedia

John Winston Ono Lennon MBE (born John Winston Lennon; 9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the band the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. With Paul McCartney, he formed a celebrated songwriting partnership.

Fact file

  • Born: John Winston Lennon 9 October 1940 Liverpool, England
  • Died: 8 December 1980 (aged 40) New York City, New York, United States
  • Cause of death: Murder by shooting
  • Occupation: Singer songwriter record producer artist writer activist
  • Years active: 1957–75, 1980
  • Spouse(s): Cynthia Powell (m. 1962–68) Yoko Ono (m. 1969–80)
  • Children: Julian Lennon Sean Lennon
  • Website: www.johnlennon.com
  • Genres: Rock pop experimental
  • Instruments: Vocals guitar piano harmonica
  • Labels: Parlophone Capitol Apple Geffen Polydor
  • Associated acts: The Quarrymen The Beatles Plastic Ono Band Harry Nilsson The Dirty Mac Yoko Ono David Bowie Elton John

Read more about John Lennon at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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