(Good News) 6-year-old blind piano prodigy goes viral for “Bohemian Rhapsody” and other classic covers

By BY CAITLIN O’KANE, CBS

Avett Ray Maness is a 6-year-old piano prodigy from Dayton, Ohio, who not only taught himself to play piano by ear – but he’s also blind.

“Music is in his body,” Moore said. “He’s really practicing on performing now. Since his talent is so amazing, people are asking him to perform.”

One of his upcoming events includes a performance for a Ronald McDonald House fundraiser in April. He also performed for the entire faculty and staff of Centerville, Ohio schools, Nine hundred people were in attendance and it was his biggest performance to date, Moore said.

 

Avett Ray’s first viral video was one in which he asked his mom to send his songs to superstar Adele.

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