Top 10 Most Inspirational and Famous Blind People : Everyone is unique in their creativity. Creativity and talent are different that is talent are all about mind, but creativity is that comes from the deepest depths of one’s constantly active imagination which in a huge door opener of many impossible things. Every people are different in their creativity, and some of them are very much talented. We can see that every genius always puts some brilliant ideas because they are masterminded and crafted and which will be difficult to understand to the normal people. There are many extraordinary minds in human history, and they are famous for their brilliant ideas. Many blind people established many things in the world, and they are popular for a particularly unique character within them which is different from normal people in many ways. Even though they are blind, they are very talented and brilliant. Their inability of sight doesn’t stop them from doing innovative things. Here is a list of Top 10 Most Inspirational and Famous Blind People
10. Doc Watson
Doc Watson was born on March 3, 1923, and he was an American guitarist, songwriter and who sung for bluegrass, folk, country, blues, and gospel music. He is a legendary guitarist and singer, and he has received attention from masses. He is the very much able one who used to perform with his son. He influenced many people in all over the world including folks and locals through his music. He is one of the most talented blind peoples in the world. His parents influenced him a lot which he gradually passed onto his children. He enjoyed his life with colorful richness just because of his music. Even though he is blind, his music brought him to the world full of colors. Thus, music is a way to reach another world which brings happiness. He had enjoyed his life since 1923 until his death at the age of 89. Watson influenced many people due to his extraordinary music that is why people still remember him.
9. Dianne Schuur
Diane Schuur was also known as “Deedles” was born on December 10, 1953, in Washington. She is popular as a pianist and a Jazz singer. She has received recognition from all over the world and titled in many of the world’s music venues. Carnegie Hall and The White House are some of them. Dianne was blind at birth due to retinopathy of prematurity. She is cited as a female version of a ‘Jazzy Funkster’ and jazz became her trademark genre. People used to criticize those who did meaningfully and real music, and they are the real artists. Thus, most of the people judge jazz as boring one even without listening to it. This attitude was created by youngsters and it is considered as ancient music. On the other hand, Dianne used to play jazz which is different from others because she added a little essence of funk to jazz music and it has received attention from the masses. Even though she is blind, she sings and communicates with the world through her beautiful voice which is remarkable.
8. David Paterson
David Paterson was born on May 20, 1954. He is an American politician, and he was the 55th Governor of New York. He is cited as the first African-American governor of New York and also the second legally blind of the United States. Initially, he worked on a radio talk show and then he was appointed as a chairperson of the New York Democratic Party during 2014. It proves that the Ney York city is not judging or evaluating people by their cast. The city provided many facilities to him just because of his talents. Paterson is one of the top famous blind people who is truly revered. He is well deserved the seat of a Governor of New York because he had struggled a lot. He is different from others he is very brilliant one, and his political views helped him to achieve a place in world history.
7. Dana Elcar
Dana Elcar was born on June 6, 1927. He was an American Television and movie character actor. He completed around 40 films and had received attention from all over the world just because of his talents. He has received wide attention for his role in the 1980s and 1990s television series MacGyver as Peter Thornton. It was voted as one of the best TV Series Actors of all time. In this tv series, he played a role as a scientist that uses science to come out from life’s complicated situations. The role he was played in MacGyver was incredible and has got recognition from the masses. He had challenged many things when he played the role as Peter Thornton due to his blindness, but he did the role perfectly. He is one of the popular blind peoples, and he acted several movies which also gained attention from everyone.
6. Jose Feliciano
Jose Feliciano was born on September 10, 1945. He is a Puerto Rican virtuoso guitarist, singer, and composer. He is known for many international hits and has received recognition from all over the world. His music is unique which contains a mix of different styles that is a mix of flamenco music and mellow, easy listening which influenced many songs. He received widespread popularity during 1960, and his album name Feliciano became super hit in 1968. Then he released many albums in both English and Spanish. The main feature of Feliciano is that he has a charming appearance throughout his music career. His music has the power to cheer up the audience with a magical sound. The main feature of his music is that it includes a catchy tune which brings nostalgia to the mind of the audience. People can’t forget Feliciano because of his grat music and will remain forever.
5. Jeff Healey
Jeff Healey was born on March 25, 1966. He was a blind Canadian jazz and blues-rock vocalist and guitarist who has received popularity for his notable personality and great music. He composed two hit songs named “I Think I Love You Too Much” and “How Long Can a Man Be Strong” and these songs reached top ten in Canada. His thousands of fans used to call him ‘Jeff’ and he is famous as a Canadian icon since the 80s and 90’s. Even he is blind he had sold many millions of albums all over the world. The main feature of Jeff Healey is that his ability to perform in front of the audience by his captivating voice. That is why he gained worldwide attention. There is a common fact that every famous blind people are musicians who prove that they are different from people who have the gift of sight and hearing even they are blind. We can also prove that everybody can make a success through discovering his or her talents and which will be a motivation for their life. Jeff’s unique style made him different from other guitarists.
4. Casey Harris
Casey Harris stands one of the most famous blind peoples of all time. He has a great role in Rock Band: X– Ambassadors. Thus, he is also a member of this great band. He is the very talented man that has been discovered and mastered over time by Casey as far as he can remember. Harris has been playing the piano since he was a child. He is different from another pianist in his unique style. He has established a remarkable place in world music history even he is blind. He has been taking piano lessons since childhood without any help from others, and that makes him build a better career in his life. Many people think that it is easy to play piano as it is a finger based instrument. But Casey plays the piano, not like funeral song fat lady piano and he plays a synthesizer MEDI loaded keyboard. Synthesizer Keyboards are known as the heart of where all the funky music beats pump from, and it takes more than the average pianist to be blind and to play a sophisticated keyboard.
3. Ray Charles
Ray Charles was born on September 23, 1930. He is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and composer. He has a nickname that is “The High Priest of Soul”. He is also known as ‘The Genius.’ He is a great talented pianist during the 1950s. He has received attention from all over the world due to his different style by which combining rhythm and blues, gospel, and blues styles into the music he recorded for Atlantic Records. Charles became one of the African-American musicians who has received artistic control by a mainstream record company. The main feature of Ray Charles is that he used to appear in dark shades which are ironical, and it makes fun to the audience those who won’t understand the reason behind why a blind man would prominently use dark glasses. He prefers dark shades because it helps to prevent insensitivity in the eyes from the light. He is famous for many categories such as a singer, composer, pianist, etc.
2. Andrea Bocelli
Andrea Bocelli was born on September 22, 1958. He is an Italian classical crossover tenor, recording artist, and singer-songwriter. He became blind at the age of 12 from a football accident. He was recorded many studio albums wich includes classical music and pop music. He had sold 80 million records worldwide. Andrea Bocelli also completed nine complete operas and hit albums. He has received many awards including Grammy Awards, and he was named one of People’s 50 Most Beautiful People. The main feature of his music is that his sound has a magical symphony. He has power in his music classic music fan will love his music due to emotional depth. Andrea improved music in different style even he is blind. He is a very talented man and can master each sound, each hymn, each vocal note or high pitch verse is sung with voice precision and a level of professionalism.
1. Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder stands number one on the list of top ten inspirational and famous blind people. Music will stay forever it has no time limit. Singers will change for years, but the memory will stay forever. People like music when it has its features which will bring a special feel to the people, and it will be a hit one. Every people enjoyed Stevie Wonder’s Italian Opera and Rock Music. Its style is different from other music as it is designed in such a way. “I just called to say I love you” by Stevie was a hit of that time. It can listen today without boring. Wonder has also sung alongside with Michael Jackson and Ray Charles too in one of the main verses of “We are the world” which is yet another evergreen song people loved very much. We will feel like heartfelt and soul sung when Wonder sings.