Gallery Back Save Yusuf - formerly Cat Stevens facebook SHARE twitter TWEET email google-plus linkedin reddit More Yusuf - formerly known as Yusuf Islam, and before that as Cat Stevens - is residing in Melbourne to produce his show 'Moonshadow' . We have a look back in pictures at the life of the singer. Previous slide Next slide November 1966: London born pop singer Cat Stevens, born Stephen Georgiou and later known as Yusuf Islam, is at No. 2 in both the New Musical Express and Melody Maker charts with the song 'Matthew and Son'. Photo by Getty Images Singer Cat Stevens leaps a bollard in Carnaby Street, London, in 1967. Photo by Getty Images Pop singer Cat Stevens pictured in the 1950s. After a successful career of eight consecutive gold albums and numerous hit singles, he retired from the music business and converted to Islam. Photo by Getty Images Cat Stevens in 1967. Photo by Getty Images Cat Stevens in 1972. As Cat Stevens. As Cat Stevens. Photo by Getty Images Yusuf Islam gives a speech at the Darling Harbour Convention Centre, Sydney, 16 February 1992. Photo by Ben Rushton Yusaf Islam is awarded an honorary doctorate from the University Of Gloucestershire in recognition of his humanitarian work, at The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse on November 4, 2005 in Cheltenham, England. Photo by Getty Images Musician, Yusuf Islam (left) and guest attend the Fortune Forum Summit at the Royal Courts of Justice on November 30, 2007 in London, England. Photo by Getty Images Musicians Ozzy Osborne (left) and Yusuf (also known as Cat Stevens) perform at the Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Fear on the National Mall on October 30, 2010 in Washington, DC. Photo by Getty Images Yusuf Islam in Melbourne in 2010. Photo by Justin McManus of More Galleries Previous Next Out of the shadows - the photography of Olive Cotton Fashion and fisticuffs at the Royal Queensbury Championship Fantasy fantastic as Ozcom hits Perth Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show 2016 A brolly good show Gorgeous George Clooney on the big (and small) screen Marilyn Monroe at the Bendigo Art Gallery, March 5 to July 10, 2016 Oslo Davis's residency in "Reza"