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Cat Stevens

Singer and songwriter Cat Stevens

Full Name: Steven Demetre Georgiou, now Yusuf Islam
Profession: Singer and songwriter


Why Famous: English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, humanitarian, and education philanthropist. Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.

Born: July 21, 1948
Birthplace: London, England
Age: 71 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer

Married Life

  • 1979-09-09 Yusef Islam (Cat Stevens) weds Fouzia Ali at Kensington Mosque

Events in the Life of Cat Stevens

  • 2013-12-17 Cat Stevens, Hall & Oates, Kiss, Linda Ronstadt and Nirvana are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • 2014-04-11 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Peter Gabriel, Hall & Oates, Kiss, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens