Nina Simone | Artist

Nina Simone | Artist

Tags: Era_1960s, Genre_Jazz, Genre_Soul, Origin_USA, Type_Artist

Nina Simone was an American singer, songwriter, and pianist born 1933 in Tryon, North Carolina. As a child Simone aspired to be a concert pianist and was enrolled at the Juilliard School in New York. Her music spanned a broad range of musical styles including classical, jazz, blues, folk, R&B, gospel, and pop. She made her mark as an activist in the Civil Rights Movement as well as being a gifted musician and performer. Outstanding albums include Little Girl Blue, Wild is the Wind, I Put a Spell on You and Nina Simone Sings the Blues.

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