John Ono Lennon, MBE, born John Winston Lennon;, was an English musician, singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a founder member of the rock band the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music.
Born: October 9, 1940, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Assassinated: December 8, 1980, New York City, New York, United States
Spouse: Yoko Ono (m. 1969–1980), Cynthia Lennon (m. 1962–1968)
Children: Sean Lennon, Julian Lennon
Music groups: The Beatles, The Quarrymen, The Plastic Ono Band, The Dirty Mac