First wife of John Lennon’s, mother to Julian, dies
John Lennon’s first wife and mother to Julian Lennon, has died.
Cynthia Lennon was with John when he was a struggling musician and when he rose to fame with the Beatles. They met in art school and married in 1962, Julian was born a year later and they stayed together until 1968.
According to a post on Julian’s website, she passed away yesterday.
“Cynthia Lennon passed away today at her home in Mallorca, Spain, following a short but brave battle with cancer. Her son Julian Lennon was at her bedside throughout,” his website says. “The family are thankful for your prayers. Please respect their privacy at this difficult time.”
She was 75.