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The legacy of John Lennon

Revolutionary musician John Lennon was killed on December 8, 1980 by a deranged fan at the age of 40.

 
 

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John Lennon was born is Liverpool, England in 1940. He formed his first band, a skiffle group called The Quarrymen, in 1956 with future Beatles members, George Harrison and Paul McCartney.


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