John Lennon was an English singer, songwriter, musician and peace activist who achieved worldwide fame as founder, co-songwriter, co-lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the Beatles. He was born on October 9, 1940 in Liverpool, England and died on December 8, 1980 in New York City.
Lennon’s work was characterised by the rebellious nature and acerbic wit of his music. He was also known for his political activism and his commitment to peace.
John Lennon was a member of the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential bands in the history of rock music. Some of his famous songs include “Imagine,” “Instant Karma!,” “Give Peace a Chance,” and “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)”.
Lennon was also known for his activism. He and his wife Yoko Ono staged several high-profile protests against the Vietnam War and other issues.