Henry John Deutschendorf Jr.
John Denver was one of the top five best selling artists of all time with 14 gold and eight platinum albums in the United States and was popular around the world. John Denver was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1996.
Born December 31st 1943 in Roswell, New Mexico.
Died at Pacific Grove, California On October 12 1997, when the single engined plane he was piloting crashed into the sea. He was 53 years old.