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Entertainment Elton John believes John Lennon might've won Nobel Peace Prize if he had lived

15:40  04 october  2020
15:40  04 october  2020 Source:   uk.news.yahoo.com

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' He was a uniter': Elton John says pal John Lennon would have won a Nobel Peace Prize if he hadn't been killed as he discusses 'whirlwind bromance' The pair also shared the stage together at Madison Square Garden in New York in November 1974, which was John ' s final live show before he

The Norwegian Nobel Committee speculates that Nobel may have considered Norway better suited to awarding the prize , as it did not have It has been expressed that the Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded in politically motivated ways for more recent or immediate achievements,[23] or with the

Elton John reckons John Lennon could have won the Nobel Peace Prize if he had lived.

John Lennon, Elton John are posing for a picture: Elton John has spoken about his late friend John Lennon on what would've been his 80th birthday. (Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images. Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images) Elton John has spoken about his late friend John Lennon on what would've been his 80th birthday. (Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images. Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

The pair became close friends in the 1970s and featured on each other's records, with Lennon's last stage appearance before his 1980 death taking place at John's 1974 show in New York.

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The Nobel Peace Prize is the most controversial of the five Nobel Prizes —Physics, Chemistry, Literature, Peace and Physiology. Not only is this the most coveted, it is also the most significant out of all other awards.

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Speaking to Lennon's younger son Sean Ono Lennon for a special radio programme on the late Beatles star, John said: “I think if your dad had still been alive he would have definitely been, maybe won the Nobel Peace Prize or something.

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“That was what your dad was, he wanted to bring people together. He was a uniter and he was prepared to go to any lengths to make people see what his point was.

a little girl standing in front of a building: John Lennon poses for a photo with his wife Yoko Ono and son Sean Lennon in 1977 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) © Provided by Yahoo! Entertainment UK John Lennon poses for a photo with his wife Yoko Ono and son Sean Lennon in 1977 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Vinnie Zuffante/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

“And, you know, a lot of people didn’t like it. And a lot of people like the FBI, they gave him a hard time, but it didn’t deter him whatsoever."

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The Nobel Peace Prize is one of six awards in the memory of Alfred Nobel , the inventor of dynamite. The 2013 winner is the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, making it the second year in-a-row that an organization has won the prize , after the European Union did so in

The European Union has won the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize for bringing and maintaining peace on a continent that was torn apart by horrific wars in the last century. Thorbjoern Jagland, the Nobel Committee chairman, said: "The dreadful suffering in World War II demonstrated the need for a new

Lennon championed the anti-war movement while the Vietnam War raged, holding 'Bed-Ins for Peace' with wife Yoko Ono in protest against conflict.

His and Ono's 1969 song Give Peace a Chance was a prominent anthem of the movement.

John's conversation with Lennon and Ono's son, to whom he his godfather, comes as part of a Radio 2 special to mark what would've been Lennon's 80th birthday on 9 October.

John Lennon sitting at a table with a sign: John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono holding a press conference in their bed at Amsterdam Hilton Hotel, during their honeymoon they are staying in bed for a week against war and violence in the world on March 26, 1969 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.(Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images) © Provided by Yahoo! Entertainment UK John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono holding a press conference in their bed at Amsterdam Hilton Hotel, during their honeymoon they are staying in bed for a week against war and violence in the world on March 26, 1969 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.(Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

The two-part programme also features presenter Ono Lennon in conversation with his elder brother Julian Lennon, whose mother was the Imagine singer's first wife Cynthia.

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Lennon was assassinated on 8 December 1980 at the age of 40 in New York City. Last month, Lennon's killer Mark David Chapman apologised to Ono during a parole hearing as he said he committed the crime for "glory".

Chapman was denied parole for the eleventh time following the hearing and will be next eligible for parole in two years.

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