John Denver

Country Singer John Denver

Full Name: Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr.
Profession: Country Singer

United States of America

Biography: One of the most popular acoustic artists of the 1970s and one of its best-selling artists. By 1974, he was firmly established as America's best-selling performer, and AllMusic has described Denver as "among the most beloved entertainers of his era".

Throughout his life, he recorded and released approximately 300 songs, about 200 of which he composed, with total sales of over 33 million.

Born: December 31, 1943
Birthplace: Roswell, New Mexico, USA

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: October 12, 1997 (aged 53)
Cause of Death: Plane crash

Married Life

  • 1967-06-06 American pop singer John Denver (23) weds psychotherapist Annie Martell at the Christ Chapel in St. Peter, Minnesota; divorce in 1982
  • 1988-08-12 American singer-songwriter John Denver (44) weds Australian actress Cassandra Delaney (26); divorce in 1993

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