[2015] Isabella Locatelli: John Lennon

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[2015] Isabella Locatelli: John Lennon

John Lennon

He 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.

His first band, the Quarrymen, evolved into the Beatles in 1960.

He was born in war-time England, on 9 October 1940 at Liverpool Maternity Hospital to Julia and Alfred Lennon

1940

The group disbanded in 1970. After his marriage to Yoko Ono in 1969, he disengaged himself from the music business in 1975 to raise his son Sean

He re-emerged with Ono in 1980 with the new album Double Fantasy. He was murdered three weeks after its release.

As performer, writer or co-writer Lennon has had 25 number one singles on the US Hot 100 chart. His album sales in the US stand at 14 million units. Double Fantasy was his best-selling solo album.

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