Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. Amanda Lynn Harvey (born January 2, 1988) is an American jazz and pop singer and songwriter. Profoundly deaf following an illness at the age of 18, she was a contestant in the 12th season of Americas Got Talent, where she performed original songs during the competition.
What famous musician is deaf?
Beethoven Beethoven began losing his hearing in his mid-20s, after already building a reputation as a musician and composer. The cause of his deafness remains a mystery, though modern analysis of his DNA revealed health issues including large amounts of lead in his system.
What famous person is deaf?
Hellen Keller Helen Keller was a remarkable American educator, disability activist and author. She is the most famous DeafBlind person in history. In 1882, Keller was 18 months old and fell ill with an acute illness which caused her to become deaf, blind and mute.
What singer is deaf in one ear?
KT Tunstall has pulled out of her summer gigs after telling fans she feared she may go deaf from the stress of lengthy touring. The Scottish singer-songwriter disclosed that she had permanently lost the hearing in her left ear three years ago, after initially experiencing tinnitus.
Is Benee deaf?
In an interview for The New Zealand Herald, Benee revealed that she has dyslexia.
Did Mozart turn deaf?
By the time he was 44 or 45, he was totally deaf and unable to converse unless he passed written notes back and forth to his colleagues, visitors and friends. He died in 1827 at the age of 56.