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John Denver

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Also Known As: Henry John Deutschendorf Jr. Died: October 12, 1997
Born: December 31, 1943 Cause of Death: plane crash
Birth Place: Roswell, New Mexico, USA Profession: Music ... singer actor songwriter pilot


John Denver worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Denver worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Butterflies Are Free" with Goldie Hawn (1972), "Evening at Pops" (PBS, 1969-2002), "Oh, God!" (1977), "Sunshine" (CBS, 1973-74), "The Bob Hope Show (09/26/73)" (NBC, 1973-74) and "The Gospel Road" (1973). Denver was nominated for an Outstanding Special - Comedy-Variety or Music Primetime Emmy Award for "John Denver: Rocky Mountain Christmas" in 1976 as well as for an Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance By a Primetime Emmy Award for "Doris Day Today" in 1975. In the eighties, Denver devoted his time to various credits, such as "The 10th Anniversary Johnny Cash Christmas Special" (CBS, 1985-86), "Water" (1986) starring Michael Caine, "Fire and Ice" with John Eaves (1987) and "Roger & Me" (1989). Denver last provided music for "The Odd Angry Shot." Denver was married to Annie Martell and had three children. John Denver passed away in October 1997 at the age of 54.

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