Yoko Ono (born February 18, 1933) is a Japanese artist and peace activist, known for her marriage to John Lennon (1969–1980) and her work in avant-garde art, music and filmmaking. Ono brought feminism to the forefront in her music (which prefigured New Wave music). She is also known for her philanthropic contributions to arts, peace and AIDS outreach programs. Lennon called her "the most ... more »
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''Maybe we were naïve, but still we were very honest about everything we did.''Yoko Ono (b. 1933), Japanese-born U.S. artist. Interview, December 8, 1980, KFRC RKO Radio. Given a few hours before John Lennon's death.
''Woman is the nigger of the world.''Yoko Ono (b. 1933), U.S. artist. Interview in Nova (New York, 1968). Quoted in The Lennon Tapes (1981). The wordsused by John Lennon as a so...