Yusuf Islam (Cat Steven) or Stephen Demetre Georgiou is a famous religious singer, a talented author composer of British nationality. This last one was born on July 21st of year 1948 in London, the capital of the United Kingdom.
From an early age, Yusuf Islam knew how to transform his passion into a real talent. Indeed, he knew how to learn to play extraordinarily the piano then he spent time perfecting his knowledge on the guitar. He becomes a real expert of these harmonious musical instruments.
In this way, that at the age of 16 years, Yusuf Islam began and made his first steps in British bars, by exposing the general public his talents and his musical exploits. Besides, he decided, to join later a famous school of art of the region, and, with the aim of improving his knowledge on the musical art and the song generally.
Yusuf Islam won Cat's Steven nickname between 1966s and 1978, and, by publishing his first productions in the shape of album during year 1967. This last one took Matthew's name and Sound, knowing an immense success with the English listeners; he won that prestige and fame, more and more. It became intensified with the exit, later, of many musical titles during year 1966.
Further to this success, Yusuf Islam or Cat Steven recorded and published other albums, which also met a forehead success. We can quote among them: Tea For The Tillerman in 1970.
In 1978 was for the singer Yusuf Islam or Cat Steven one importance year, because it is during the one that he took the firm resolution to be converted to the Islam. His reason was his survives a horrible and almost mortal accident 23 of December of the same year. For him, God Allah had given him the second chance to become reconciled with his faith.
In this year, the singer changed his name to Yusuf Islam ( A Muslim Arabic name), and gave up categorically his career of folk song / pop.
Today, Yusuf Islam or Cat Steven is married and head of family, and his place of residence is London. This last one participates in movements and Moslem charitable activities.
Besides propped up, Yusuf Islam or Cat Steven began recently his career as religious singer and author of very committed religious songs. He met a forehead success, on behalf of the resident Moslem auditors abroad. He won more celebrity, a certain satisfaction in himself, and more faith in God Allah.
Yusuf Islam or Cat Steven is one of the most famous Monchidines, religious singers, known worldwide integer. He delivered in year 2006, his first album grouping together his religious songs, and, with the aim of promoting the western understanding for the Islamic religion, and spreading the religion in more territories worldwide. His nickname Cat Steven was given to him by his daughter, because of the beautiful blue eyes as those of a cat.