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Lifetime Achievement Award, Music, Ray Charles -

Ray Charles is awarded the Songwriters Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award on June 2, 1993. After 47 years in the business that made him a music legend, Ray Charles received the Songwriters Hall of Fame Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award on June 2, 1993. Born at the height of the Depression, Ray Charles Robinson grew up in Greenville, Florida, where he became blind at age 7. After earning a scholarship to attend the Florida State School for the Deaf and Blind, Charles studied Braille and developed an interest in music and also learned to play the piano, organ, sax,...

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