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  • Essay On Stevie Wonder

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    Stevie Wonder Stevie Wonder is a blind musician, songwriter, record-producer, and singer from the United States. He is considered of the most influential and successful musicians and performers of the 20th century with his popular and extensive discography. He won 25 Grammys during his career and the United Nations named him a Messenger of Peace. ==Childhood and Blindness== Stevie Wonder went blind as a premature infant. Stevie Wonder was born Stevland Hardaway Judkins on May 13, 1950, in Sagina

  • Essay about Stevie Wonder

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    Stevie Wonder Stevie Wonder has been a major figure within the Black Music scene over the last forty years. Stevie Wonder was born Steveland Judkins on May13, 1950, however, he now prefers to be known as Steveland Morris after his mother's married name. He was blind at birth. The cause was the prematurity of the eye. Blood vessels in the back of the eye hadn't reached the front of the eye thus when he was born, prematurely, that growth temporarily stopped then

  • Stevie Nicks Research Paper

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    Stevie Nicks; A Woman Taken By The Wind “Stevie Nicks writes one very long song. They’re all involved with each other. Each song is a lifetime… Each song has a soul… Each song has a purpose. Each song is a love story… They represent my life behind the scenes, the secrets, the broken hearts, the broken hearted and the survivors… These songs are the memories - the 24 Karat gold rings in the blue box… These songs are for you” (“Official Website”). On May 6 1948 in Phoenix, Arizona Stevie Nicks was

  • Stevie Wonder Heroes

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    otherwise. Experiencing this trauma at the age of 13, Hamilton continued to approach life with the same zest and enthusiasm as any teenager. She has participated and won several surfing competitions since the attack. Stevie Wonder: Born as Stevland Morris, he is known to the world as Stevie Wonder. Turning blind at a young age, Wonder has carved his name in history with his legendary song recording talents. Churning out hit after hit in the international music scene, Wonder has charmed the audiences

  • Comparing Stevie Wonder's Life And Music

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    Stevie Wonder is one of the greatest known musician, singer, and performer in the United States and throughout the country. For most the first thing that comes to mind about Wonder is the fact that he is blind, but there is much more to his story. The journey that he has made to get where he is now may not be known by many. Wonder has had his share of struggles and hardships to overcome and has persevered through them all. Not only is Wonder an amazing artist, his personal triumphs are inspiring

  • Songs in the Key of Stevie Wonder’s Life Essay

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    At the young age of twenty two, Stevie Wonder sang, “When you believe in the things you don’t understand / Then you suffer / Superstition ain’t the way”. He started his career in the early 1960s, but in 1972, Superstition established Stevie Wonder as one of the most recognizable musicians of his time in American and African-American culture and music. Although music was Wonder’s main priority, he also dedicated his time to a fight against racism throughout national and international borders. Musically

  • Stevie Smith

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    Kayorie April 3, 12 The Journey of Death, War and Neglect “All poetry has to do is make a strong communication” (Stevie Smith) Florence Margaret Smith also known as Stevie Smith was a famous English poet and novelist that lived form 1902 to her tragic death in 1971. Throughout her life Smith went through a lot of heartache with her family and especially within herself. When Stevie Smith became acquainted with the face of death, she was fascinated by the melancholy emotions of depression she began

  • Stevie Nicks

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    Stevie Nicks, born Stephanie Lynn Nicks was born on May 26th, 1948. Best known for her work in Fleetwood Mac she was deemed as “The Reining Queen of Rock and Roll” and one of the “100 Greatest Singers of All Time” by Rolling Stone Magazine. With eight Grammy Award nominations and a further five with her involvement in Fleetwood Mac, she's one hell of a woman. She joined Fleetwood Mac in 1975 with her romantic partner Lindsey Buckingham and their second album after they joined, Rumours (1977) was

  • Stevie Wonder

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    Stevie Wonder Stevland Hardaway Jenkins is what it may say on his birth certificate, but this world-renowned, transcendent artist is better known as Stevie Wonder. Even at birth, Stevie was ahead of his time. He was born premature and doctors were unsure if he would live. Stevie was placed in an incubator to save his life. As a result of the incubator supplying Stevie with too much oxygen, he was left blind. Throughout life, Stevie never let his disability hold him back. By age 10, he had already

  • Stevie Wonder Biography

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    Stevie Wonder was born on May 13th , 1950, in Michigan. He was born about two months prematurely with an eye disorder and had to be in an incubator, which is where he received too much oxygen in there and became blind. Just when he was four years old, he first discovered his gift for music. He taught himself piano, drums, and harmonica before he was ten. A band called “The Miracles” found out about his talent for music and the founder of the band ended up signing him to a record deal when he was