The Religious Affiliation of Folk Singer, Actor
From: "Biography for John Denver" webpage on IMDB.com website (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000135/bio; viewed 21 October 2005):
Birth name: Henry John Deutschendorf Jr.
Cassandra Delaney (12 August 1988 - 1993) (divorced) 1 child
Annie Martell (9 June 1967 - 1983) (divorced) 2 children
...He was any early follower of Werner Erhard, founder of the self-improvement association known as EST (Erhard Seminars Training). Denver once asked Erhard if he might become a trainer in the EST organization but was told he could contribute more by continuing his career as an entertainer - spreading the message, through his music, of taking personal responsibility for whatever happens in the world. Several of his subsequent songs reflected that philosophy.
Was cremated and his ashes spread over the Rocky Mountains of Colorado
From: "Religious Affiliations of Celebrities" page in "Celebrity Religion" section of "Religion Facts" website (http://www.religionfacts.com/celebrities/religions_of_celebrities.htm; viewed 20 April 2007):
Below is an index of the religious affiliations or belief systems of celebrities (both living and dead; in film, television, music, literature, academics and politics), listed in alphabetical order by last name...
Celebrity: John Denver
Quotes, More Information, Sources: The folk singer was a follower of the self-improvement association known as EST (Erhard Seminars Training). - IMDb.com [link to: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000135/bio]
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