Famous folk singer-songwriter whose message was peace, and who later converted to Islam.
He credited West Side Story with giving him a new perspective that shaped his music.
In 1978, he gave up his music career and changed his name to Yusuf Islam, and donated all of his guitars in order to dedicate his life to Islamic educational causes.
He got married to Fawzia Ali on September 9, 1979 and they had five children together.
He once toured with Jimi Hendrix.