Yōko Ono

Yōko Ono

Yōko Ono

Yōko Ono is a Japanese artist, musician, author and peace activist, known for her work in avant-garde art, music and filmmaking as well as her marriage to John Lennon. Ono brought feminism to the forefront through her music which prefigured New Wave music (whether she was a direct influence is still debated). She is a supporter of gay rights and is known for her philanthropic contributions to the arts, peace and AIDS outreach programs.

  • Known For
    Acting
  • Born
    18 February 1933 (age 89)
  • Place of Birth
    Tokyo, Japan