An English singer-songwriter and Beatle legend famous for his controversial political and peace activism as well as his divisive relationship with his second wife, Yoko Ono. He was known for spending time working with the band 'The Beatles' as well.
October 9, 1940
December 08, 1980
John Lennon gained international fame for becoming one of the lead vocalists and songwriters of the iconic English rock band, The Beatles. Soon after, he went on a solo career and produced the songs ‘Imagine’ (1971), ‘Give Peace a Chance’ (1969), and ‘Instant Karma!’ (1970), among others. He was well-regarded by the music industry, which got him inducted into both the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Monopoly was his game of choice and entertainment while he toured. On another note, the first instrument that John Lennon learned to play was the harmonica.