On Christmas day 2016 we lost one of the most talented voices in pop music, George Michael.
Much like Prince, who died earlier in the year, the extent of George Michael’s generosity and philanthropy wasn’t known until after his passing, having given millions of dollars to charities and people in need.
As an artist, he had the complete package, excelling as a songwriter, stage performer, producer and singer. This kind of impressively diverse skill set is not uncommon amongst musicians of his type, ISFP. Other examples include Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson, Jimi Hendrix & Prince.
ISFPs are known for their emotional intelligence. They tend to be more comfortable exploring and living in the emotional realm that almost any other type. This emotional intelligence was often found in George Michael’s music, along with another common trait of ISFP artists, sensuality. He alternated between those two dynamics in much of his material, from “Careless Whisper” to “I Want Your Sex” from “Freedom” to “Fast Love”.
Here he is performing “Careless Whisper”, a song he wrote as a teenager and released around the time of this performance when he was 21 years old: