Definition of John Lennon from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


John Lennon

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(1940-80) an English singer and guitar player with The Beatles pop group, who with Paul McCartney wrote most of the group's songs. After the group broke up in 1970 Lennon began a new career with his wife Yoko Ono and the Plastic Ono Band, recording Give Peace a Chance in 1970 and the album Imagine in 1971. He was murdered in New York in 1980.