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Folk Icon John Denver Honoured With Posthumous Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame


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 This weekend, folk icon John Denver was finally recognized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. 17 years after his death in a plane crash, Denver (born Henry John Deutschendorf) was also honoured with an exhibit of his photographs -- Sweet Sweet Life: The Photographic Works of John Denver -- at Hollywood's Substrate Gallery. Denver made his name in the 60s, performing mainly on acoustic guitar. His music was typically lighthearted and optimistic.

John Denver, Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Denver’s favourite subjects were the joy of nature, his love of music and relationships. In the 70s, as Denver developed an interest in activism, his music took on a more political tone, notably with the 1975 song Calypso, an ode to the exploration ship and team of environmental activist Jacques Cousteau.  Denver was a close supporter of Jimmy Carter and the Democratic party in general.

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John Denver, 17 Years After His Death, Honoured With Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame [Pictures]


John Denver

17 years after his death, John Denver has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Denver was a US singer-songwriter, actor and activist. He was best known for penning and performing such songs as 'Country Roads, Take Me Home', 'Annie's Song' and 'Rocky Mountain High'. Popular throughout the 1970s and frequently in the charts, Denver appeared in numerous television shows both as an actor and in cameos. He was 53 when he died in a plane crash in 1997. 

John Denver's daughter was there to accept her father's award

Denver was finally honoured on Friday (24th October) when he received a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Walk of Fame has existed since 1958 and has more thousands of honourees. Denver's star will be the 2531st star on the Walk. 

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John Denver honored posthumously with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Jesse Belle Denver and Zak Deutschendorf - John Denver honored posthumously with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame at On the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Walk Of Fame - Hollywood, California, United States - Friday 24th October 2014

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John Denver and Jesse Belle Denver
John Denver, Tom LaBonge and Jesse Belle Denver
John Denver, Tom LaBonge and Jesse Belle Denver
John Denver, Leron Gubler, Jesse Belle Denver, Tom LaBonge and Zak Deutschendorf
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John Denver

Date of birth

31st December, 1943

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Height

1.76