About motown prodigy and multi-instrumentalist who broke the record for grammy awards held by a solo artist with twenty-two titles and released over thirty top ten hits during his career. Nicknamed little stevie wonder because of his skills in songwriting and playing various instruments when he was only 9 years old signed his first record contract with motown records at the age of 12. Stevie wonder, original name steveland judkins or steveland morris, (born may 13, 1950, saginaw, michigan, us), american singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, a child prodigy who developed into one of the most creative musical figures of the late 20th century.
Stevland hardaway judkins (born may 13, 1950) known by his stage name stevie wonder, is an american musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist. Wonder had married his fellow motown artist on 14 september 1970 he premiered many of his new production techniques on syreeta (1972) and stevie wonder presents syreeta (1974), for which he also wrote most of the material.
Wonder's first album, the jazz soul of little stevie, was released by motown records in 1962 when wonder was 12 years old he released his second album tribute to uncle ray later that year his first live album recorded live: the 12 year old genius reached number one in the billboard 200 [2. Stevie wonder released his first album called,the jazz soul of little stevie at the age of twelve followed by an additional album, tribute to uncle ray dedicated to ray charles in 1963, stevie wonder released a hit-song called, fingertips pt(2. Stevie wonder biography stevie wonder is an american musician, singer and songwriter, considered to be one of the most creative musical performers of the 20th century this biography provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.
Real name steveland hardaway judkins, the young stevie wonder was born six weeks premature in saginaw, michigan the stunted growth of blood vessels in the back of his eyes caused his retinas to detach. Online shopping from a great selection at books store. Stevie wonder co-wrote the music for the tune the tears of a clown, a #1 single for smokey robinson and the miracles in 1970 wonder's birth name is the source of some confusion.
Stevie wonder is possibly the only person in the 20th and 21st century world, that i would consider a musical genius he has never seen anything in his life, and he can perform so many instruments perfectly and sing 999% better than every other musician on the planet. Stevie wonder facts: stevie wonder (born 1950) is one of the most cherished rhythm-and-blues singers and songwriters of his generation the 19-time grammy winner is known for his soulful voice and catchy tunes as well as for his commitment to political. Stevie wonder bio/wiki, net worth, married 2018 with net worth that reached $110 million, no wonder forbes named stevie wonder as among black american most affluent folks even his name does not contained into 15rchest black american folks, but stevie wonder still has many opportunity to added his cash since he was said among hot 100 all time.
As the music world pays tribute to stevie wonder with an all-star grammy salute tonight, we throw a spotlight on some wonderful facts about the man and his legendary music when stevie wonder was. The wonder timeline: a summary of stevie's life stevie's 1973 car accident: a detailed look at the events surrounding stevie's near fatal car crash on 6th august 1973 lula mae hardaway: a brief look at the life of stevie wonder's mother. Stevie wonder biography singer, songwriter, music producer, pianist, musician (1950-) stevie wonder is an american musician and a former child prodigy who became one of the most creative musical.
Stevie wonder is a much-beloved american icon and an indisputable genius not only of r&b but popular music in general blind virtually since birth, wonder's heightened awareness of sound helped him create vibrant, colorful music teeming with life and ambition. Online shopping from a great selection at books store stevie wonder coloring book: african american legend and child prodigy the best musician of all time inspired adult coloring book (coloring book for adults. Stevie wonder joined twitter on april 4, 2018, and his first tweet was a five-minute video honoring martin luther king jr dozens of famous personalities were rounded up in the video, which was titled as the dream still lives each person involved shared their dream, calling back to king's popular speech in 1963. Stevie wonder was born steveland hardaway judkins on may 13, 1950 in saginaw, mich he changed his name to steveland morris when his mother married wonder was born prematurely upon his birth he was put on an oxygen treatment in an incubator this led to retinopathy of prematurity, a visual.
Stevie wonder biography by steve huey a teenage soul sensation in the '60s who racked up smash after smash, then explored adventurous, risky territory on his pioneering '70s albums. Stevie wonder children, wife, career earnings, wiki, biography, family, daughter stevie wonder is an american singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer after birth complications left him blind, wonder went on to beat all odds to become one of the most talented musicians the world has ever seen. Stevie wonder (born steveland hardaway judkins, 1351950) stevie wonder is an american singer-songwriter and musician who has been a major figure in the popular music scene over the last forty years.