Yoko Ono

Japanese-American musician and artist. Born 18 February 1933
Yoko Ono
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1933-02-18
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Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono Biography (Wikipedia)

Yoko Ono (Japanese: 小野 洋子, Ono Yōko, オノ・ヨーコ; born February 18, 1933) is a Japanese multimedia artist, singer, songwriter, and peace activist who is also known for her work in performance art and filmmaking. She performs in both English and Japanese. She is known for having been the second wife of singer-songwriter John Lennon of the Beatles.

Ono grew up in Tokyo and also spent several years in New York City. She studied at Gakushuin University, but withdrew from her course after two years and moved to New York in 1953 to live with her family. She spent some time at Sarah Lawrence College and then became involved in New York City's downtown artists scene, which included the Fluxus group. She first met Lennon in 1966 at her own art exhibition in London, and they became a couple in 1968 and wed the following year. With their performance Bed-Ins for Peace in Amsterdam and Montreal in 1969, Ono and Lennon famously used their honeymoon at the Hilton Amsterdam as a stage for public protests against the Vietnam War. The feminist themes of her music have influenced musicians as diverse as the B-52s and Meredith Monk. She achieved commercial and critical acclaim in 1980 with the chart-topping album Double Fantasy, a collaboration with Lennon that was released three weeks before his murder.

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John Lennon
(Just Like) Starting Over
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(Just Like) Starting Over
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Instant Karma!
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Instant Karma!
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Soul Got Out of The Box
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Soul Got Out of The Box
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Sisters O Sisters
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Sisters O Sisters
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Nobody Sees Me Like You Do
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Nobody Sees Me Like You Do
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New York City
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