John Denver

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John Denver
John Denver 1973.jpg
John Denver in 1973
Background information
Birth name Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr.
Born (1943-12-31)December 31, 1943
Roswell, New Mexico, United States
Died October 12, 1997(1997-10-12) (aged 53)
Monterey Bay, California, United States
Genres Country, folk, pop
Occupations Singer-songwriter, instrumentalist, record producer, composer, activist, actor
Instruments Vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards, violin
Years active 1962–1997
Labels Mercury, RCA, BMG, Windstar, Sony Wonder
Associated acts The John Denver Band, The Back Porch Majority, The New Christy Minstrels, Chad Mitchell Trio, The Muppets, Olivia Newton-John, Plácido Domingo, Emmylou Harris, Johnny Cash, Tina Turner, Glen Campbell

John Denver (born Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr.) (December 31, 1943 – October 12, 1997), was an American musician and songwriter. He was of German and Irish ancestry. He was very popular in the 1970s. He died when the plane he was flying crashed in California.