Handicaps? Hardly, more like handicapable. These performers still make great music even if they are missing one of the senses or a body part.
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Vitiligo is disease, which causes the skin lose pigment. Her grandfather had the same disease as does his brother Michael
While typing this (2009), Les Paul - the designer of eponymous guitar - is over 90. Arthritis has rendered all but two fingers of his right hand. Still he performs regularly.
Where her mother, Judy Garland, is only suspected of having had it, Liza Minnelli is known to have scoliosis. It forces her to move in certain ways on stage so she can breathe properly.
Right near the cerebellum. Lou had surgery for removal and it was successful. The band Foreigner released a hits compilation in 2002 and the liner notes mentioned a charity for this problem.
Dirty White Boy
Beethoven became deaf when he was young. In spite of his deafness, he still kept on composing music.
He went deaf toward the end of his life; when he composed his 9th symphony, he was completely deaf!
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