As gleaned from the Internet sources given below, John Lennon was an English song writer, pop singer and most significantly a leading light and founder of the
Beatles. Together with Paul McCartney and George Harrison he created a group called "Quarry Man", their first recording being "That will be the day" by Buddy Holly.
In 1970, the Beatles broke up also, and, John Lennon went his way and with Yoko Ono did a series of rock concerts with their new band : "Plastic Ono Band". John Lennon was shot in front of his apartment complex in New York and died of the age of 40 in the Roosevelt Hospital on December 8, 1980, after receiving multiple gun shot in the back. Books :