Real name: John Winston Ono Lennon
John Winston Ono Lennon is a British rock musician, singer, poet, composer, artist, writer and activist. One of the founders and member of The Beatles, one of the most popular musicians of the 20th century. After the breakup of The Beatles, he began a solo career, but in 1980 he was killed by a former fan of the group.
In addition to his musical activities, Lennon was also known as a political activist. He expressed his views both in songs and in public speeches. The famous song "Imagine" expresses Lennon's thoughts on how the world should work. Lennon preached the ideas of equality and brotherhood of people, peace, freedom. This made him a hippie idol and one of the most significant public figures of the 1960s and 1970s.
In 2002, the BBC's media corporation conducted a poll to determine the one hundred greatest Britons of all time. John Lennon was ranked eighth on this list. Lennon also took two lines at once in the list of 50 greatest artists of all time according to Rolling Stone magazine: 1st in The Beatles and personal 38th. British magazine Classic Rock has named Lennon as one of the greatest guitarists of all time.
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