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Blind Couple Takes “BGT” By Storm With Incredible “Sound Of Music” Cover

A woman sings on stage while her husband plays the piano.

When this talented blind couple was escorted onto the BGT stage, neither the audience nor judges had any idea what a stunning performance they were in for. Husband and wife duo Denise and Stefan delivered a breathtaking rendition of Climb Every Mountain from The Sound of Music. Denise brought viewers to tears with her gorgeous voice, while Stefan accompanied her on the piano. However, their unique story had already won our hearts before they even delivered the first note!

Denise and Stefan first met 18 years ago. As they explained to the audience, both of them were on a train headed to the same event when Stefan asked his future wife what time it was.

“What are the chances of a blind man asking a blind woman on a train for the time?” Denise joked.

Judge Simon Cowell was curious to know what brought the blind couple to “BGT.” Their answer was inspiring! Apparently, two life-altering events had convinced the musical duo to pursue their dreams. First, the pandemic had been extremely difficult on them as live performers. Then, when safety restrictions began to lift, Denise was diagnosed with cancer.

Thankfully, the singer survived the disease. She joyfully informed the audience that she was now cancer-free. However, the experience had taught the blind couple that life was too short not to go after what they really wanted — namely, appearing on Britain’s Got Talent.

“We just want to grab the bull by the horns, you know, and just take every opportunity,” Denise said.

Judges were moved to tears by the blind couple’s Sound of Music cover.

A woman sings on stage while her husband plays the piano.
Screengrab from YouTube

When the pair finished their awe-inspiring take on the Sound of Music favorite, the audience erupted into wild cheers. Even the judges had nothing but wonderful things to say about the performance. Some of them were even in tears!

BGT judge Bruno Tonioli was especially touched by the blind couple’s story as well as their approach to life. He praised them for “the ability to have a sense of humor about yourself.”

“I admire you, I’ve been inspired by you,” he told them.

Now that they’ve nailed their audition, we can’t wait to see what Denise and Stefan have in store for their next BGT performance!

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