|Birth: ||Dec. 31, 1943|
New Mexico, USA
|Death: ||Oct. 12, 1997|
Musician, Country/folk singer. Born Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr., the son of an Air Force officer. John Denver earned popularity as a well-known country singer, songwriter, and performer. John's artistic journey began at age eleven whe he was given his grandmother’s guitar. To pursue career in music, he adopted the stage-name John Denver from the capitol city of his home state, Colorado. His music spanned over three decades and numerous honors: 14 top 40 hits including "Rocky Mountain High" and "Take Me Home Country Roads," 8 platinum albums, and induction into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame in 1996. (bio by: Hennessy_Bridge)
Henry John Deutschendorf (1920 - 1982)
Erma Louise Swope Deutschendorf (1923 - 2010)
Cause of death: Private Plane Crash
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Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: Ashes scattered over the Rocky Mountains in Colorado.
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 01, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 2122
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