At just 12 years old, Stevie Wonder was already a superstar child prodigy, performing his weaving melodies and harmonies for live audiences and on television. Blind since infancy, Wonder didn't let his disability define him, instead learning many musical instruments and developing his unique musical style. In his extensive music career, he has won 25 Grammy Awards and released more than 25 albums, featuring the easily recognizable songs "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" and "I Just Called to Say I Love You." Outside the recording studio, Wonder has championed causes around the planet, fighting against famine, abuse, and apartheid. In Stevie Wonder: Musician, read how this talented musician has inspired a new generation of musicians and serves as a voice of change for the world.
Full-color and black-and-white photographs. Sidebars. Chronology. Further reading and Web sites. Index.
About the Author(s)
Jeremy K. Brown has written for numerous magazines and publications, including Star, Country Music Today, Wizard, Current Biography, and WWE Magazine. He is the editor of the reference book Warfare in the 21st Century and has published numerous short stories. He lives in New York with his family.