British singer/songwriter, born Steven Demetre Georgiou in London on July 21, 1948. His musical career was interrupted in 1969 when he contracted tuberculosis.
Stevens converted to Islam in 1977, adopting the name Yusuf Islam the following year. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014.
There has been a strong controversy regarding his support of the death fatwa of Salman Rushdie. He repeatedly stated that Rushdie had to be killed or that he wanted him burned. Later, he declared these statements as "stupid and offensive jokes" made "in bad taste."
On The Road To Find Out
Where Do The Children Play?
Miles From Nowhere
Father And Son
Hard Headed Woman
Teaser And The Firecat
Wienerworld Presentation, Umbrella Music DVD, MVD Visual
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