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You And Me

Bye Bye Blackbird And More Nina Simone Hits

Nina Simone And Her Friends

Nina Simone Interviews With Ebony Moments (Li…

Latin Beat
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Biography:
Birth Name: Eunice Kathleen Waymon
Birth Place: Tryon, North Carolina, United States
Years Active: 1954—2003
Genres: Jazz, Blues, Soul, R&B, Folk, Gospel

Eunice Kathleen Waymon (February 21, 1933 – April 21, 2003), known by her stage name Nina Simone, was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist widely associated with jazz music. Simone aspired to become a classical pianist while working in a broad range of styles including classical, jazz, blues, soul, folk, R&B, gospel, and pop. The sixth child of eight children in a poor family, she began playing piano at age three. Her mother’s employer, hearing of Nina's talent, provided funds for piano lessons. Subsequently, a local fund was set up to assist in Simone's continued education. With the assistance of this scholarship money she attended high school. Si... Continue Bio >>

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