List of deaf people

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This is an incomplete list of notable deaf people.

Important Deaf figures in Deaf history[edit]

Notable deaf people[edit]

Notable people who are deaf[edit]

Deaf and hard of hearing musicians[edit]

Artists who are/were deaf[edit]


  1. ^ "Women's role in DPN explored". Retrieved July 31, 2019.
  2. ^ "Metallica drummer struggles with ringing in ears -". Retrieved July 31, 2019.
  3. ^ Falk, Peter Hastings, ed. (1999). Who Was Who in American Art, 1564–1975: 400 Years of Artists in Amerca. Madison, Conn.: Sound View Press. p. 437. ISBN 0932087558.
  4. ^ Pyatt, Joseph O. (1868). Memoir of Albert Newsam, Deaf Mute Artist. Philadelphia: "Printed for the Author".

Further reading[edit]

  • Lang, Harry G. Fighting in the Shadows: Untold Stories of Deaf People in the Civil War (Washington: Gallaudet University Press, 2017), xv, 255 pp.
  • Sonnenstrahl, Deborah M. Deaf Artists in America, Colonial to Contemporary. San Diego: Dawnsign Press, 2002.