The life of John Lennon was long but short. John Lennon was a singer and songwriter who had many hit songs in his life. John Winston Ono Lennon was his real name. John was born on October 9,1940 he died December 8,1980 at the age of 40. Lennon started his first band in the summer of 1957 called the Quarrymen it then evolved into one of the greatest bands called the Beatles in 1960 but it then disbanded in 1970. John started the skiffle group the Quarrymen at the age of 15. It was named after the Quarry Bank High School. The group was established in September 1956. Lennon got married for the first time on August 23,1962 to Cynthia Lillian Powell. Cynthia had become pregnant so her and John decided to go get married at the Mount Pleasant register office in Liverpool. John and Cynthia were married from 1962 to 1968. They lived at Kenwood in a Surrey town of Weybridge where they raised their son Julian Lennon. John Charles Julian Lennon was born on April 8,1980. But he goes by Julian Lennon. Julian was named after his paternal grandmother, Julia Lennon. Julian was the inspiration for three of the Beatles’ songs “Lucy in the sky with Diamonds,” “Good Night,” and “Hey Jude.” John had left Cynthia in 1968 for a Japanese avant-garde conceptual artist Yoko Ono. Around his birth the Beatles became very big and they called it the Beatlemania. Cynthia and Lennon were soon divorced on November 8,1968 on the grounds of John’s adultery with Yoko. Cynthia was married a couple of more times after her divorce with John. On April 1,2015 Cynthia died at the age of 75 from her battle with cancer. Yoko and Lennon were married from 1969 to 1980. Soon after the two were married Lennon added “Ono” as one of his middle names. They had a son named Sean Taro Ono Lennon. Sean was born on October 9, 1975 he is currently 42 years old. After Lennon’s son Sean was born he took some time off from the music business so he could raise his son. But he re-emerged with his wife Yoko in 1980 with a brand new album Double Fantasy. Lennon’s album “Cold Turkey” was about his experience coming down from heroin. Yoko and John had reportedly become addicted a year before. Lennon and his wife also used acid, they quoted “I think acid was not that bad, but acid is very strong so we don’t use on a daily basis.” John occasionally smoked marijuana, Yoko, said her husband didn’t particularly like marijuana, so he wasn’t a constant user like most people. Lennon was killed 3 weeks after his release date. On December 8,1980 John was murdered outside of his apartment building in The Dakota, New York City. Lennon was killed by a charter arms undercover .38 special revolver. Lennon was killed by David Chapman, Chapman shot him four time one in the shoulder and three times in his back. David was sentenced to twenty years in prison he has been denied for parole nine times after he became eligible in 2000.