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-American multimedia artist, singer, songwriter and peace activist. Her work also encompasses performance art, which she performs in both English and Japanese and filmmaking. She is known for being the wife of English singer-songwriter John Lennon of the Beatles from 1969 until his murder in 1980.

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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(Just Like) Starting Over
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(Just Like) Starting Over
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Toyboat
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Toyboat
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Yume O Motou (Let's Have A Dream)
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Yume O Motou (Let's Have A Dream)

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John Lennon
Instant Karma!
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Instant Karma!
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Death Of Samantha
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Death Of Samantha
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Walking On Thin Ice
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Walking On Thin Ice
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Give Peace A Chance
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Give Peace A Chance
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Mind Holes
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Mind Holes
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Bad Dancer
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Bad Dancer
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