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“She is the world’s most famous widow, the often maligned, largely mysterious Japanese avant-garde artist whose relationship with John Lennon turned them into a single entity: JohnandYoko. It took the death of John for the world to finally warm to her, yet she remains controversial and confrontational, an icon of unpredictability, and the most misunderstood figure in the ongoing saga of the greatest pop group the world has ever known.”
Nick Johnstone, from Yoko Ono Talking, Omnibus Press

“I am luckier than other widows because I get to continue in Sparky’s world. I don’t have to sing his praises, others tell me.”
Jeannie Schulz, widow of Charles Schulz, Peanuts creator

Photo Credits & Widow Profiles

Alice Toklas