Beatle John Lennon with his first wife Cynthia Powell in 1967.

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Beatle John Lennon with his first wife Cynthia Powell in 1967.
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John Lennon (1940 - 1980) 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. With Paul McCartney, he formed a songwriting partnership that is one of the most celebrated of the 20th century.