Helen Keller And Beethoven: 9 Facts About Famous Deaf People for International Week of the Deaf

Despite his deafness, he continued to compose music and is considered one of the greatest composers of all time. 

Ludwig van Beethoven

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Palm Tree

Helen Keller

Helen Keller was a famous author and activist who was deaf and blind. She overcame her disabilities and became an advocate for people with disabilities around the world.

Marlee Matlin

Marlee Matlin is an actress who is deaf and has won several awards for her performances. She is also an advocate for the deaf community and has worked to raise awareness about deaf culture and issues. 

Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison was a famous inventor who was partially deaf. He invented the phonograph, which allowed people to record and play back sound. 

Matt Hamill

Matt Hamill is a wrestler and mixed martial artist who is deaf. He has won several championships and is known for his determination and perseverance. 

Christine Sun Kim

Christine Sun Kim is a performance artist who is deaf. Her work explores the relationship between sound and language, and she has exhibited her work around the world. 

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