Stevie Wonder

Musician Biographies


Stevie Wonder has been blind his entire life. He lives in a world of visual darkness. His music, however, has colored the world with brightness, joy, and hope. From his humble beginnings in Saginaw, Michigan, Stevie quickly rose to musical stardom. At thirteen years old, he was the youngest star at Motown Records. By the age of twenty-one, Stevie Wonder was known throughout the world as a musical…

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Got Rhythm—and Blues - Studio Sound, Wonder Boy, A Chart Topper

Stevie was a good musician, but his talent was still raw. He needed to sharpen his skills as both a musician and a singer. His harmonica playing had incredible range. A few years before, his uncle had given Stevie a Hohner chromatic harmonica to replace the four-note toy he'd played on. Stevie then really began to play. He used his hearing to pull every note he could from that harmonica. …

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