Published on May 8, 2015
This May, in honor of Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM), The Hearing Review has drawn from several sources to round up a list of famous people who suffer from hearing loss or a related issue. This compilation is intended to help illustrate how hearing loss and communication disorders can affect people of any age, and from all walks of life.
Famous Musicians with Hearing Damage
This list of well-known musicians with hearing loss was created by Andrew Mendelson at ListVerse.com, whose article highlighted the issue of noise-induced hearing loss:
George Martin (producer of The Beatles, known as “the fifth Beatle”)
Ludwig von Beethoven
Celebrities with Hearing Issues
The AARP created this slideshow of notable people who have experienced hearing problems:
Famous People with Hearing Loss
The list from EarQ, a nationwide network of independent hearing healthcare providers, included:
See full article here.