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But Alma died and something odd happened to John.
Cynthia met Lennon at art school in Liverpool in and the couple married just before Beatlemania transformed her husband from a jobbing musician into one of the most famous men in the world.
He then released this video with the poignant refrain "you gave your life for love.
But he decorated almost every letter and postcard.
She said if it wasn't for Julian she and John would never had married.
A time when he was witty, passionate, honest and open, when he loved his family and loved the Beatles.
Manager Brian Epstein arranged a very quiet wedding, and nude east indian men happy couple moved into a little flat in Liverpool where Cynthia, and then baby Julian, would stay a secret, as The Beatles became the biggest act in the world.
When Alma died aged 34, John was inconsolable.
Inshe married John Twist, an engineer from Lancashire, but divorced him in
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His first solo album at the time featured songs telling of his love for Yoko.