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17th May '16 6:59:38 AM Jeduthun
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* Sir John Stanley, composer & organist. He was once scheduled to be the keyboardist for a concert that Handel--himself blind by that time--was supposed to conduct. Handel, when told of it said, "Don't you know your [[Literature/TheBible Scripture]]? If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the pit."

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* Sir John Stanley, composer & organist. He was once scheduled to be the keyboardist for a concert that Handel--himself blind by that time--was supposed to conduct. Handel, when told of it said, "Don't it, [[DeadpanSnarker said]], "[[AsTheGoodBookSays Don't you know your your]] [[Literature/TheBible Scripture]]? If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the pit."



* Music/GeorgeFredericHandel lost his vision later in life, but [[DeafComposer kept on composing and performing]]. On one occasion, Sir John Stanley—also blind—was scheduled to be the keyboardist for a concert that Handel was supposed to conduct. Händel, when told of it, [[DeadpanSnarker said]], "[[AsTheGoodBookSays Don't you know your Scripture]]? If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the pit."

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* Music/GeorgeFredericHandel lost his vision later in life, but [[DeafComposer kept on composing and performing]]. On one occasion, Sir John Stanley—also blind—was scheduled to be The aria "Total Eclipse" from his oratorio ''Samson'', in which the keyboardist for a concert that Handel title character describes his SenseLossSadness after being blinded, was supposed said to conduct. Händel, when told of it, [[DeadpanSnarker said]], "[[AsTheGoodBookSays Don't you know your Scripture]]? If move the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the pit."composer and audience to tears.
17th May '16 6:54:35 AM Jeduthun
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* Music/GeorgeFredericHandel lost his vision later in life, but [[DeafComposer kept on composing and performing]]. On one occasion, Sir John Stanley—also blind—was scheduled to be the keyboardist for a concert that Handel was supposed to conduct. Händel, when told of it, [[DeadpanSnarker said]], "[[AsTheGoodBookSays Don't you know your Scripture]]? If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the pit."
9th Mar '16 8:47:37 PM Keeyla
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* Casey Harris, the keyboardist of X Ambassadors, was born blind.
19th Feb '16 10:28:57 AM KamenRiderOokalf
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* ''TheRutles'' had retired New Orleans bluesman (IIRC) Blind Lemon Pie, who claimed to have invented The Rutles' music, although his wife retorted that he made this and similar claims only for the benefit of TV documentary crews.

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* ''TheRutles'' ''Music/TheRutles'' had retired New Orleans bluesman (IIRC) Blind Lemon Pie, who claimed to have invented The Rutles' music, although his wife retorted that he made this and similar claims only for the benefit of TV documentary crews.
28th Jan '16 2:12:33 PM Willbyr
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* ''ApolloJustice'': Lamiroir and Machi are a singer and pianist duo in the third case, with Lamiroir leading the blind Machi around. [[spoiler:Machi can actually see, and it's Lamiroir who is blind. She later has surgery to regain her vision]].

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* ''ApolloJustice'': ''VisualNovel/ApolloJusticeAceAttorney'': Lamiroir and Machi are a singer and pianist duo in the third case, with Lamiroir leading the blind Machi around. [[spoiler:Machi can actually see, and it's Lamiroir who is blind. She later has surgery to regain her vision]].
14th Jan '16 3:56:49 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* Ickis from RealMonsters once tried to prove himself by scaring a blind guitar player named [[BlindBlackGuy Ellis Robinson.]] Mr. Robinson wasn't intimidated in the least, and [[InterspeciesFriendship they became friends.]]

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* Ickis from RealMonsters WesternAnimation/AaahhRealMonsters once tried to prove himself by scaring a blind guitar player named [[BlindBlackGuy Ellis Robinson.]] Mr. Robinson wasn't intimidated in the least, and [[InterspeciesFriendship they became friends.]]
29th Dec '15 7:38:45 AM Morgenthaler
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* RonnieMilsap

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* RonnieMilsapMusic/RonnieMilsap
31st Oct '15 8:57:44 PM nombretomado
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* One episode of ''QuantumLeap'' was about a fictional blind pianist.

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* One episode of ''QuantumLeap'' ''Series/QuantumLeap'' was about a fictional blind pianist.
21st Oct '15 10:08:57 PM shamblingdead2
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* Creator/StevieNicks, while not as extreme as some examples on the list, is (close to) legally blind and requires assistance to find her spot onstage. She had surgery in the 1990s but her eyesight is still very bad.
15th Aug '15 11:24:44 AM Prfnoff
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* In ''{{Idoru}}'', Lo/Rez's drummer "Blind" Willy Jude is, well, blind, though he wears special glasses that allow him to compensate.

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* In ''{{Idoru}}'', ''Literature/{{Idoru}}'', Lo/Rez's drummer "Blind" Willy Jude is, well, blind, though he wears special glasses that allow him to compensate.



* RayCharles
* JeffHealey

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* RayCharles
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* JeffHealey Music/JeffHealey
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