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Wonder, Stevie

LC control no.n 50013801
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationML410.W836 Biography
Personal name headingWonder, Stevie
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Variant(s)Morris, Steveland
Morris, Stevland
Judkins, Stevland
Hardaway, Steveland
Wonder, Little Stevie
Judkins, Steveland
Judkins, Stephen
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1950-05-13
Place of birthSaginaw (Mich.)
Profession or occupationSingers Composers
Found inHis Stevie Wonder's Journey through the secret life of plants [SR] c1979: labels (Stevie Wonder) container (Stevland Morris)
New Grove dict. of Amer. mus. (Wonder, Stevie (Judkins, Stevland; Morris, Steveland; Hardaway, Steveland); b. May 13, 1950, Saginaw, MI; soul singer and songwriter; changed name to Little Stevie Wonder)
Guinness enc. of pop. mus., 2nd ed. (Wonder, Stevie; b. Steveland Judkins, May 13, 1950, Saginaw, Mich.; now prefers Steveland Morris, after mother's married name; renamed Little Stevie Wonder by Berry Gordy in 1961, "Little" dropped in 1964)
Southern, E. Bio. dict. of Afro-Amer. and African musicians (Wonder, Stevie (née Stevland Judkins; aka Steveland Morris, Steveland Hardaway); b. May 13, 1950, Saginaw, Mich.; rhythm 'n' blues singer)
Baker, 8th ed. (Wonder, Stevie (real name, Steveland Judkins Hardaway); b. May 13, 1950, Saginaw, Mich.; soul singer, keyboardist, and songwriter)
ASCAP, 4th ed. (Morris, Stevland (Stevie Wonder); b. May 13, 1950, Saginaw, Mich.; singer, composer, musician)
Wonder, Stevie. Wondering, 1962 : title page (Stephen Judkins)