Birth Name: Steven Demetre Georgiou
Birth Place: London, England
Years Active: 1966–1980 (as Cat Stevens), 1995–2006 (as Yusuf Islam), 2006–present (as Yusuf)
Genres: Folk Rock, Soft Rock, Pop Rock, Nasheed, Spoken Word, Hamd
Yusuf Islam (born Steven Demetre Georgiou, 21 July 1948 in Marylebone, London, England), originally and commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is an English musician. He is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, educator, philanthropist, and prominent convert to Islam. His early 1970s record albums “Tea for the Tillerman” and “Teaser and the Firecat” were both certified as Triple Platinum by the RIAA in the United States. Hits from those albums include "Where Do the Children Play?", "Hard Headed Woman", "Wild World", "Sad Lisa", "Into White", "Father and Son" (from “Tea for the Tillerman”) and "Morning Has Broken," "Moonshadow," and "Peace Train" (from “Te...
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