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Yoko Ono (オノ・ヨーコ, Ono Yōko?, kanji: 小野洋子; born February 18, 1933) is a Japanese-American artist, musician, author and peace activist, also known for her marriage to John Lennon and her groundbreaking work in avant-garde art, music and filmmaking. Ono brought feminism to the forefront through her music, and is also considered a pioneer and major influence of the 1970s new wave genre. She is a supporter of gay rights and is known for her philanthropic contributions to the arts, peace and AIDS outreach programs.
April 19, 2011
Yoko Ono has revealed that she think she has made an 'important' contribution to music. The singer said that she won't let public opinion change her view of her own talent. Read more
March 18, 2011
Lady Gaga, Yoko Ono and Linkin Park are among the stars who have teamed up to raise money for the victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The singer, who designed a wristband for the Japan victims earlier this week (March 14), has taken to Twitter do discuss fundraising ideas and upcoming benefit concerts to help raise more money. Read more
February 17, 2011
Yoko Ono will be a featured speaker at this year's SXSW Festival, it has been revealed. Ono will speak at the festival on March 18 about her career, art and marriage to John Lennon. She will also be performing at the festival at the Chimera Music night at the Elysium venue. Read more
December 28, 2010
Yoko Ono has said her husband John Lennon would have “loved” Lady Gaga if he was still alive today. The singer was criticised by Beatles fans when a photograph of her playing Lennon’s white piano emerged online earlier this year. Read more
October 11, 2010
Yoko Ono has paid tribute to her late husband John Lennon, who would have celebrated his 70th birthday at the weekend. Ono led celebrations to the former Beatle, who was killed outside his New York home in 1980. Read more
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