Photo by Marcela Cataldi Cipolla, available under Creative Commons license.
February 18, 1933 in Tokyo
Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
Japanese-American musician and artist
Yoko Ono, born 18 February 1933 in Tokyo, is a Japanese artist most widely known for her relationship with John Lennon of The Beatles. When Yoko first met Lennon, she was an artist exhibiting in the UK. Working with art group Fluxus throughout the 1960s, Ono was a pioneer in the burgeoning conceptual art movement which included work in sculpture, performance, filmmaking and music. Few women in the history of rock & roll have stirred as much controversy as Yoko Ono.
Biography by Last.fm, available under cc by-sa license.