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February 18, 1933 in Tokyo
Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
Japanese-American musician and artist
Yoko Ono (born February 18, 1933) is a Japanese multimedia artist, singer, songwriter, and peace activist who is also known for her work in performance art and filmmaking. She performs in both English and Japanese. She is the second wife and widow of singer-songwriter John Lennon of the Beatles. Ono grew up in Tokyo and studied at Gakushuin. She withdrew from her course after two years and rejoined her family in New York in 1953. She spent some time at Sarah Lawrence College, and then became involved in New York City's downtown artists scene, including the Fluxus group.
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