A member of one of the most prolific writing duos in the history of music as well as the legendary Beatles, John Lennon was an extremely gifted and magnetic performer, musician, songwriter and composer. Forming The Beatles with Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, Lennon's gift of melody and lyric changed the face of rock 'n' roll forever and the songs he wrote sound as fresh today as when the band broke up in 1970. Lennon reinvented himself as a solo artist, releasing his Double Fantasy album in 1980. He was assassinated shortly after by an admirer, Mark David Chapman, who had asked him for an autograph just moments before.
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