Famous blind persons: Musicians
Tanzania   Chad (1996)  Burkina Faso (1995) 
Stevie Wonder (1950- ) This pop superstar was born on 13th May in Saginaw, Michigan.  He was born 4 weeks premature and 
was placed in an incubator in the special care baby unit of the hospital. He developed retinopathy of prematurity and became
blind in both eyes.  His original name was Steve Morris but he was called Little Stevie Wonder from an early age because of 
his unusual voice. He has a wonderful ear for music and plays several musical instruments including piano, bass drum and 
harmonica.  He studied in the Michigan School for the Blind before joining the Motown Record Company to become one of 
the greatest rock and roll musicians.
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