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Title: Stevie Wonder


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Stevie Wonder
  • By Madison Morris

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Stevie Wonder
  • Stevie Wonder was an extravagant musician and
    still is today.
  • He was born May 13th 1950.
  • He was blind at birth.
  • He never got to see anything in his life.

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Stevie Wonder
  • The music world slimly accepts musicians.
  • The music world must have really liked him but he
    was also blind. They didnt just accept him
    because he was blind but because he has true
    talent.

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Stevie Wonders
  • His home town is Saginaw, Michigan.
  • He wasnt just a singer he was a song writer too.
  • He was introduced into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
    in 1989.

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Stevie Wonders
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Stevie Wonders
  • He was 11 years old when he was discovered by
    Ronnie White of the Motown band, the Miracles.
  • An audition followed with Motown founder, Berry
    Gordy Jr., who didn't hesitate to sign the young
    musician to a record deal. In 1962, the newly
    renamed Little Stevie Wonder, working with a
    Motown songwriter, released his debut album,
    Little Stevie Wonder the 12 Year Old Genius

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Stevie Wonder
  • The 1980s also saw Wonder, who's been unafraid to
    tackle social issues through his music,
    successfully spearhead a movement to create a
    national holiday recognizing Dr. Martin Luther
    King.

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Stevie Wonder
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Stevie Wonder
  • Wonder's studio production has slowed. His most
    recent album, A Time to Love, was released in
    2005, following a ten-year hiatus.
  • Over the course of his long career, Wonder, who
    has been married twice and has seven children,
    has been honored with numerous awards. He has won
    25 Grammys, a number that includes his Grammy
    Lifetime Achievement Award. In 1989 he was
    elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. More
    recently Wonder was recognized with the Second
    Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular
    Song in 2009.

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Stevie Wonder
  • Stevie Wonder is still an amazing singer today.
  • Stevie faced many hardships and he got turned
    down many times.
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