John Denver, originally Henry John Deutschendorf Jr. was born on December 31, 1943 in Roswell, New Mexico. He was an American singer-songwriter and more. Denver was known as one of the best selling acoustic artists in the 70s. He was known for his love for Colorado. His records made multiple charts like Billboard Hot 100 and Country & Western. Denver recorded over 300 songs with sales over $33 million. He lived in Aspen for the majority of his life. He was also an avid pilot and died at the age of 53 in a plane crash.
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