According to the Internet source given below, Henry John Deutschendorf Jr. (John Denver,) was an American singer-songwriter, record producer, actor and activist born in Roswell, New Mexico. His greatest commercial success was as a solo singer. He began his music career with folk music groups during the late 1960s and by the 1970s was one of the most popular artists of the decade.
Denver recorded and released approximately 300 songs, about 200 of which he composed, with total sales of over 33 million records worldwide.
An aviator, Denver died in a single-fatality crash.
||Biography by wikipedia.org.