May. 13th, 1950
Saginaw, Michigan, USA
6' 0 1/2"
Stevie Wonder's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
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- Oddly enough, two other vocalists introduced his 1973 smash hit "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" (from album "Talking Book") before Wonder actually sang any lyrics. Respectively, these singers were 'James Gilstrap' (qv) and 'Lani Groves' (qv).
- Son of Lula Mae Hardaway.
- "Little Stevie" Wonder grew up to not very little at all, as he stands over 6' tall.
- His 1976 song "Isn't She Lovely" (from album "Songs in the Key of Life") was dedicated to then newborn daughter Aisha whose name and "baby sounds" can be heard on the track
- Wrote the tribute for 'Mariah Carey' (qv)'s endorsement in Time magazine's "100 Most Influential People in the World" (Artists & Entertainers section / Issue May 12, 2008).
- Friend 'Dizzy Gillespie' (qv) played the trumpet solo on "Do I Do" from Wonder's "Musiquarium" compilation album (1982).
- Played harmonica on 'Chaka Khan (I)' (qv)'s 1984 hit "I Feel For You"
- Received the Second Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song on February 25, 2009. Selection was announced September 2008.