John Lennon has two sons, together with look-alike Sean with Yoko Ono. Study extra concerning the late musician’s completed youngsters right here.

John Lennon’s loss of life in December 1980 despatched shockwaves internationally. The singer-songwriter and peace activist, previously a co-leader and guitarist for the famed English rock band The Beatles, was gunned down by crazed fan Mark David Chapman, who nonetheless stays incarcerated till this present day. Whereas he died that winter day years in the past on the age of 40, his legacy continues to stay on via the artists he has influenced and, in fact, his household.

The influential musician is survived by two grownup sons, Julian, 58, and Sean, 46. He welcomed his first son with ex-wife Cynthia Powell, whom he was married to between 1962 and 1968, and his youngest son with second spouse Yoko Ono, whom he was married to up till his homicide. The 2 wed in 1969, turning into — and nonetheless remaining — maybe some of the well-known {couples} of our time. So, who’re his youngsters? Study extra about them beneath.

Julian Lennon

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Julian Lennon, son of John and Cynthia Powell (SEBASTIEN NOGIER/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)

Born on April 8, 1963 to John Lennon and Cynthia Powell in Liverpool in the UK, Julian (full title Julian Charles John Lennon) is the late musician’s eldest son. The apple doesn’t fall too removed from the tree, as Julian is a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, filmmaker, photographer, creator, and philanthropist. He has launched six albums within the rock/pop style, together with Valotte, {Photograph} Smile, and All the pieces Modifications. Julian has additionally produced quite a lot of documentaries, shorts, and movies, together with Ladies of the White Buffalo, The Pea Shooter, and Misplaced Women. He’s additionally the creator of the New York Instances-bestselling White Feather Flier Journey youngsters’s e-book trilogy, the primary being Contact the Earth, which garnered rave opinions.

In 2007, Julian based the White Feather Foundation, an environmental and humanitarian group with a deal with schooling, well being, environmental conservation, and the preservation and safety of indigenous cultures. In line with the foundation’s biography, the title White Feather was impressed by John Lennon himself. “Dad as soon as mentioned to me, that ought to he move away, if there was a way of letting me know he was going to be okay — that we had been all going to be okay — the message would come to me within the type of a White Feather,” Julian defined. His affect additionally extends into Julian’s music profession. In an interview with CBS Information in 2014, Julian said his famous father is certainly one of his influences. “I’d have to have a look at him and the Beatles as most likely my music lecturers, actually, together with the likes of the Seaside Boys, Steely Dan, Led Zeppelin.

Sean Lennon

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Sean Lennon, son of John and Yoko Ono (Richie Buxo/Shutterstock)

Born on October 9, 1975 to John Lennon and Yoko Ono in New York, Sean (full title Sean Taro Ono Lennon) is John’s youngest son and Julian’s half-brother. Like his well-known father and half-sibling, Sean is a songwriter, musician, producer, and multi-instrumentalist, having performed piano, drums, and guitar. He has launched quite a lot of EPs and two rock albums, Into the Solar and Pleasant Hearth. The youngest Lennon largely produces albums for different artists, together with The Black Lips, Plastic Ono Band, and The Claypool Lennon Delirium. He’s additionally the creator of  Chimera Music, a collaborative artist-run label and humanities collective, which he runs with musician Yuka C. Honda and his longtime singer girlfriend Charlotte Kemp Muhl, often known as Kemp Muhl. A few of the artists underneath the label are The Moonlandingz, Mystical Weapons, and Sean’s mother Yoko Ono herself.

On what would have been his late father’s eightieth birthday in October 2020, Sean hosted a celebratory radio program on BBC Radio 2, the place he interviewed his brother Julian and musicians Elton John and former Beatles member Paul McCartney concerning the late musician’s affect and legacy. Throughout this system, Sean revealed that his earliest childhood recollections had been these within the studio along with his mother and father as they recorded Double Fantasy, the late singer’s remaining album earlier than his loss of life. He mentioned listening to the album might be overwhelming. “The form of stark distinction between how optimistic and constructive [Double Fantasy] is musically and the way completely happy he’s, after which the form of context by which it got here out is simply, , there’s no different strategy to put it, nevertheless it’s tragic, nevertheless it’s unimaginable,” Sean mentioned. “That’s the reason that document, particularly, is de facto emotional for me to hearken to, as a result of I like the music. I really bear in mind my earliest recollections are being within the studio throughout that document. However on the similar time, it’s simply, it’s somewhat overwhelming how, how tragic the entire thing is.”