This Motown prodigy's best album was Songs in the Key of Life.
He suffered from retinopathy of prematurity, which caused his retinas to detach, and is responsible for his blindness.
He signed with Motown Records when he was eleven years-old.
He got married to Syreeta on September 14, 1970, and after their divorce in March 1972, he married Kai Millard Morris on September 1, 2001.
He has worked with other legendary singer, Barbra Streisand.