John Denver

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Birthday
31, 1943
Birthplace
Roswell, NM
Death Date
Oct 12, 1997 (53)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
31, 1943
Birthplace
Roswell, NM
Death Date
Oct 12, 1997 (53)

About

Folk singer, songwriter, and acoustic guitar player who released "Rocky Mountain High," "Take Me Home, Country Roads," and "Annie's Song."

Before Fame

He changed his name to Denver because Deutschendorf would not fit on a marquee. His first guitar was given to him by his grandmother when he was eleven years old.

Trivia

After creating numerous hits throughout the 1970s, he began focusing on humanitarian work, especially conservation projects.

Family Life

He married Annie Martell on June 9, 1967; after their divorce in 1983, he remarried Cassandra Delaney on August 12, 1988.

Associated With

He worked in philanthropy with Olivia Newton John.

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