John Denver

Country Singer John Denver Full Name: John Denver [Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr.]


Profession: Country Singer
Why Famous: 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
Star Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Roswell, New Mexico, USA

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

Married Life

  • 1967-06-06 Country singer John Denver (23) weds psychotherapist Annie Martell at the Christ Chapel in St. Peter, Minnesota
  • 1988-08-12 Country singer John Denver (44) weds actress Cassandra Delaney

Historical Events in the Life of John Denver