He became one of the most influential songwriters in the history of popular music after co-founding The Beatles with Paul McCartney and George Harrison.
His mother bought him his first guitar when he was 16, and he used it to play in a skiffle group called the Quarrymen.
He released an album in 1980 with Yoko Ono titled Double Fantasy, which won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year.
He married Cynthia Lennon on August 23, 1962, and after their divorce on November 8, 1968, he married Yoko Ono on March 20, 1969.
Drummer Ringo Starr began playing with The Beatles after their original drummer, Pete Best, was fired by their manager.
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