About Yōko Ono
February 18, 1933
|Place of Birth||:||Tokyo, Japan|
|Also Known As||:||小野洋子, 오노 요코, Youko Ono, Yôko Ono, Ono Yōko, Yoko Ono, オノ・ヨーコ|
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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.