Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder

Stevland Hardaway Morris, conocido artísticamente como Stevie Wonder (de nacimiento Stevland Hardaway Judkins, Saginaw, Míchigan, 13 de mayo de 1950), es un cantante, compositor, productor discográfico y activista social estadounidense. Wonder ha grabado más de 30 éxitos de ventas, ha recibido 25 premios Grammy, entre ellos uno por logros en su vida, y ha sido incluido en el Salón de la Fama del Rock and Roll de los compositores famosos.
Siendo ciego desde la infancia, Wonder se ha convertido en uno de los más exitosos y reconocidos artistas en la compañía discográfica Motown, con más de 100 millones de discos vendidos. Ha grabado diversos discos y sencillos que fueron aclamados por la crítica; también ha escrito y producido para otros artistas. Wonder toca diversos instrumentos como la batería, bajo, congas, y, más notablemente el piano, la armónica y el teclado. Los críticos refieren que la alta calidad y versatilidad de su trabajo indica todo el genio musical de Stevie.

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  • Fecha de nacimiento: 1950-05-13
  • Lugar de nacimiento: Saginaw, Michigan, United States

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Stevland Hardaway Morris (previously Judkins; born May 13, 1950), better known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and activist. Blind since shortly after birth, Wonder signed with Motown Records' Tamla label at the age of eleven, and continues to perform and record for Motown to this day. Among Wonder's best known works are singles such as "Superstition", "Sir Duke", "I Wish" and "I Just Called to Say I Love You". Well known albums also include Talking Book, Innervisions and Songs in the Key of Life. He has recorded more than thirty U.S. top ten hits and received twenty-two Grammy Awards, the most ever awarded to a male solo artist. Wonder is also noted for his work as an activist for political causes, including his 1980 campaign to make Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday a holiday in the United States. In 2009, Wonder was named a United Nations Messenger of Peace. In 2008, Billboard magazine released a list of the Hot 100 All-Time Top Artists to celebrate the US singles chart's fiftieth anniversary, with Wonder at number five. Description above from the Wikipedia article Stevie Wonder, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia. ​

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