Curtis Mayfield Rank
About Curtis Mayfield
Curtis Mayfield was a revered, Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, music producer and social activist who first gained fame as a member of the highly successful music group The Impressions. He went on to have a successful career as a solo recording artist. His 1972 third solo album Superfly produced the hits Freddie's Dead and Super Fly.
He composed the Impressions' biggest hit People Get Ready. The Rolling Stone magazine later placed the song on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
He is a multiple inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He was first inducted as a member of the Impressions before being inducted as a solo recording artist.
In 1990, during a live performance in New York, he suffered severe injuries after a lighting equipment crashed on him. The incident left him paralyzed for the rest of his life.
In 1998, his right leg had to be amputated as a result of diabetes.
Curtis Mayfield Rank
Curtis Mayfield's Popularity
Curtis Mayfield was a famous American singer-songwriter, musician, and producer (The Impressions), who was born on June 3, 1942. As a person born on this date, Curtis Mayfield is listed in our database as the 33rd most popular celebrity for the day (June 3) and the 56th most popular for the year (1942).
People born on June 3 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Curtis Mayfield is the 1076th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Curtis Mayfield's birthday, Curtis Mayfield is the 6013th most famous American and ranks 159th in famous people born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
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